Methuen Rangers Boys Indoor Track '14-'15

Andover wins shuttle hurdles; Lancers' Ortiz 3rd in pentathlon

Andover’s Andrew Matteucci, Justin Mantrana, Sean Caveney and Sebastian Silveira set a Massachusetts and New England record time while winning the 4x55 meter shuttle hurdles relay in 29.51 at the at the New Balance Nationals meet in New York City on Saturday. 

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Boys Indoor Track, 03/20/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Andover relayers win New England title

ROXBURY — Disappointed with a second-place finish at All-States, the Andover High 4x400-meter relay team approached the New England Championships with the eye of the tiger.
Natick edged the Blue and Gold last week but Friday night at the Reggie Lewis Center was a different story.
Jeremy Travaglini (51.0 seconds), Sean Caveney (50.7), Ray Gorzela (51.7) and Hamza Naveed (49.6) combined to break the tape in 3:23.49, the fastest time in the Bay State this year, said proud head coach Peter Comeau.
“They were going for it,” said Comeau. “They were gunning it.”
Comeau has called Naveed the greatest anchor to ever run at Andover. He lived up to the high praise once again. Make it twice again.
With stars Sean Caveney and Sebastian Silveira unavailable as they were running the hurdles, the 4x200 team still came up big.
Travaglini, Gorzela, Andrew Lucia and Naveed placed third in 1:31.70.
Those hurdles still made a major impact. Silveira broke his own school record and lost a photo finish for the gold. He was clocked in 7.445 while Kevin Saccone of Old Rochester won in 7.441. Caveney took fifth in 7.68.
It was a huge day locally on the hurdles as Central Catholic senior Jack McInnis had a “Ripley’s Believe it or Not” performance. Running out of lane 7, he placed seventh.
His time? 7.77.
Methuen’s 4x800 team just missed cracking the all-time area honor roll. John St. Hilaire (1:56), Devin Allen (2:00), Fernando Damota (2:02) and Matt Marchand (2:02) finished in 8:01.31 to place fourth.
For his second straight meet, Londonderry senior Starlin Ortiz soared 6-7. He placed third.
Several of the top local athletes have stated they will be heading to nationals at the New York Armory March 13-14.

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Boys Indoor Track, 02/28/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Comerford downs Giarrusso

Nick Comerford placed seventh out of 101 competitors with 3,107 points at the State Pentathlon. He broke Jim Giarrusso's 15-year-old school record of 2,938 points. Making it even more impressive is Comerford is a first-year track athlete (indoor or outoor). He had an 8.75 in the hurdles, 5-6 in the high jump, 38-6 in the shot put, a stellar 20-5 in the long jump and a 2:56.39 in the 1,000.

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Boys Indoor Track, 02/24/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Andover the king of Massachusetts track

  — Posted: Sunday, February 22, 2015 12:00 am

Andover the king of Massachusetts track

Chuck Martin MileSplitMass photo:Andover senior Sebastian Silveira races to the 55-meter hurdles title at All-States.

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Boys Indoor Track, 02/22/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Change in sports made Andover's Silveira, Caveney champions

t’s the staple of any top track program, the kid who transfers from another sport.

The Andover boys placed second Wednesday night at the Division 1 States at the Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury behind a couple blue-chippers who last winter switched from other sports.

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Boys Indoor Track, 02/12/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars


The North Andover boys clinched their first Merrimack Valley Conference large division indoor track championship at Boston University last night, dispatching Andover 49.5-45.5 and Haverhill, 68-27.
Jukka Morales doubled up, winning the dash and long jump to key the victory for the Knights, who finish the indoor dual season at 6-0.
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Boys Indoor Track, 01/15/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Title goes to Andover

Andover had to win the final event and the Golden Warriors did just that to leapfrog several teams and capture the Division 1 state relays. Andover had 30 points and BC High, which placed third in the event, settled for second with 28 points.

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Boys Indoor Track, 01/09/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars