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New Balance Outdoor Nationals

Billerica races to 4 x 800 title at Outdoor Nationals

After finishing second at the MIAA All-State track meet two weeks ago in the 4 x 800, Billerica won the event in the emerging elite division Friday at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals in Greensboro, N.C. Brendan Knickle, Alex Finestone, Peter Garmon, and Scott Arsenault won in 7:54.05. The emerging elite division is for individuals and relay teams who do not make the championship qualifying standards.

Newton North’s Mike Schlichting, Jared Freedman, Nick King, and Gabe Montague were second in 7:55.96.

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