Jessica Hutchinson (1) helped Belmont High School to win the Division 3 meet at UNH last weekend.
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January 24, 2018DURHAM — The Red Raiders' indoor track team had a big day at the Division 3 meet at the University of New Hampshire, with the boys' and girls' teams both coming away with wins.
The boys' team was led by Hunter Dupuis, who placed first in the 55 meters with a time of 6.8 seconds. Dupuis also won the 300 meters with a time of 38 seconds, which tied the school record. This qualified him for the state meet.
Nick Randos placed first with a time of 2:41.1 in the 1,000 meters. This was a personal record and qualified him for the state meet.
Ian Remenar placed third with a time of 9.1 seconds in the 55-meter hurdles. In the shot put, Zack Duclos tied for second with a throw of 37 feet, 1.25 inches. This was a personal record and a pre-state meet qualifier. Tom Pare threw 36 feet, 11.75 inches for fourth place and a personal record.
The boys' 4 X 400-meter relay team placed third with a time of 4:08.6. It was made up of Randos, Pare, Micah Edgren and Kaleb Brown. The 4 X 160-meter relay team was first with a time of 1:20.6. It was made up of Marc Forgione, Connor Dupuis, Hunter Dupuis and Remenar.
The girls' team was led by Sana Syed, who set a school record with her first place time of 9.4 seconds in the 55-meter hurdles. Syed also placed second in the long jump with a leap of 13 feet, 8.75 inches.
Alice Riley also had a great day with a second place finish in the 3,000 meters with a time of 11.25.5. This was a pre-state meet qualifier, as well. Riley was also second in the 1,500 meters with a time of 5:22.4.
Other highlights for the girls' team was a fourth place finish in the long jump for Gabriel Day with a leap of 12 feet, 11.75 inches. Amber LeMay placed sixth with a jump of 12 feet, four inches.
In the 55 meters, Day placed fifth with a time of 8.0 seconds. In the 1,000 meters, Jessica Hutchinson was fifth with a time of 3:24.1, which was a personal record and a pre-state meet qualifier. In the 600 meters, Makayla Palmer was sixth with a time of 2:02.5, which was a personal record.
The girls' 4 X 400-meter relay team placed third with a time of 4:44.1. The team is made up of Hutchinson, Palmer, Riley and Aurora Couto. The 4 X 160-meter relay team also did well, with a season best time of 1:37 for third place. The team included Day, Syed, LeMay and Skyler Ruelke.
In all there was a school record, three state meet qualifiers, six pre-state meet qualifiers, 29 personal records, one relay team season best and five relay leg personal records. The girls' team won with 46 points and the boys' team took the win with 57.5 points.
For complete results from the meet log onto lancertiming.com.