2017 Boys’ Outdoor Track & Field All-Scholastics
Erick Duffy, North Andover, senior
The Harvard-bound senior broke his own state record in the pole vault at All-States with a leap of 16 feet, 7 inches. In addition to a first-place vault at New Englands, Duffy was the Division 2 and All-State champ in the 110 hurdles. A three-time All-Scholastic, he also won the New Balance Nationals title, clearing 17-1.
Theo Burba, Newton North, sophomore
Fresh off running the nation’s second-fastest 600 in the winter, the sophomore was tops in the 800 at the State Coaches Invitational, EMass Division 1 championships, and All-States, and placed fourth at New Englands at 1:54.25.
Davonte Burnett, Needham, junior
Burnett is an absolute blur. The junior was the New England and All-State champion in the 100-meter dash at 10.48 and 10.63 seconds, respectively, and won the 200 at All-States (21.36). He also owns eight school track records.
Jacob Carlson, Billerica, senior
The 6-foot, 2-inch senior was the EMass Division 1 and All-State champion in the 400-meter hurdles with times of 55.05 and 55.54 seconds, respectively. He will attend West Point next fall, where he will play football.
Smith Charles, Milton, sophomore
The Globe Athlete of the Year for the indoor season, Charles won the long jump at the Division 3, All-State, and New England meets. He also took first place in the 100 and 200 at the EMass Division 3 championships.
Hayden Dillow, Xaverian, junior
Dillow took first place in the discus at All-States with a personal-best toss of 149 feet, 11 inches. A junior, he was also second in the discus (136-02) and fifth in the shot put (47-9½) at the Catholic Conference championships.
Ricky Francois, Brighton, senior
Francois was the City League Athlete of the Year and was named the South Shore Principals MVP with his victory in the 200 (22.56 seconds). The senior also finished second at All-States with a personal best of 21.8 seconds.
Nathaniel Klein, Newton North, senior
The Middlebury-bound Klein was the champion in the shot put at the EMass Division 1 championships with a toss of 54 feet, 3¼ inches. The Bay State All-Star also earned second-place honors in the event at All-States (53-5).
Fernando Lamin, Burlington, senior
For the second year in a row, Lamin was the EMass Division 3 champion in both the high jump and triple jump. The senior also placed fifth at Nationals at 6 feet, 8¼ inches to earn All-American status. He’ll attend UMass Lowell.
Andrew Mah, Newton North, junior
Mah won the 2-mile at the New England (9:10.36) and EMass Division 1 championships (9:21.77). He set a meet record with a first in the 2 mile at the MSTCA Coaches Invitational (9:15.26) and he was second at All-States (9:16.80).
Ryan Oosting, Arlington, sophomore
Oosting didn’t start running competitively until 2015, but you wouldn’t be able to tell: He dominated the mile and 2 mile, capturing the EMass Division 2 and All-State titles. Oosting also won the 2 mile at New Englands (4:11.93).
Joel Pastrana, East Boston, senior
Pastrana was fourth in the long jump and fifth in the triple jump at the EMass Division 2 championships. The senior played an integral role in East Boston’s three-year City League title run and will run at UMass Dartmouth.
Calvin Perkins, Belmont, junior
The 6-foot-3 junior won the 400 at the Division 3 championships for the second straight year and placed first in the 800 at the Middlesex League championships in 1:58.96. Perkins also took second in the 400 at All-States (48.65).
Michael Pichay, BC High, senior
Pichay was the champion in the triple jump at All-States (45 feet, 1 inch) and was third at the EMass Division 3 championships (45 feet, ½ inch). The high honors student will major in pre-law and continue his career at Holy Cross.
Mark Porter, Reading, senior
The Penn State-bound senior placed first in the javelin at All-States at 194 feet, 7 inches, a Reading school record. Porter also was third at the EMass Division 2 (166-11) and New England championships (176-4).
Daniel Renwick, Old Rochester, senior
Renwick dominated the high jump, taking first at the EMass Division 4 championships (6-4), All-States (6-9½), and the New Englands (6-9). He was also All-State champion in the pentathlon with 3,592 points, a meet record.
4 x 100: Waltham
The team of Corey Masterson, Kyle Torres, Matt Luong, and Keith Mukire broke the Waltham 4x100 school record on four separate occasions and were Dual County League, EMass Division 2, and All-State champions. They also placed third at New Englands.
4 x 400: Mansfield
The Hornets’ quadrant of Nicholas Horn, Kyle Amerantes, Mike Shannon, and Kevin Crawford was second at the All-State meet and broke the Mansfield school record in the 4x400 with their third-place finish of 3:18.76 at the New England championships.
4 x 800: Marshfield
Mike Maglio, Joseph Donovan, Derek Holmes, and James Condon followed a stellar indoor season with wins at the EMass Division 2 (8:06.00) and All-States (7:50.97) meets. The group’s sixth-place distance medley relay at New Balance Nationals earned All-American status (10:22).
Coaches of the Year
Division 1: David Casey, Lowell
Despite having to overcome several early-season injuries, Casey’s Red Raiders went 4-1 and won the Merrimack Valley title. Then, after placing 15th at last year’s EMass Division 1 championships, Lowell claimed its first Division 1 title.
Division 2: Michael Leal, Central Catholic
The Central Catholic alum and 23-year coach led his school to a 5-0 record in the Merrimack Valley. The Raiders took first place at the EMass Division 2 and MVC championships, the D2 State Relays, and the MSTCA North Decathlon.
Division 3: Matthew Carr, Burlington
Under Carr, Burlington went 5-0 and won the Middlesex Freedom Division, Division 3 Relays, and EMass Division 3 championships for the second straight spring. The Stanford alum and 12-year head coach has gone 57-3 since 2012.
Division 4: John Monz, Weston
A MSTCA Hall of Famer and winner of the 2017 MIAA Distinguished Service Award, the 39-year coach led Weston to a 5-0 dual meet record, a Dual Country League (Small) title, and a third-place finish at the Division 4 meet.
Atlantic Coast — Dennis-Yarmouth: Chris Carey. Falmouth: Jackson Chorches, David Doherty, Sam Koss. Marshfield: Chris Bunker, James Condon, Joey Donovan, Marcus Friedel, Derek Holmes, Ransom Horne, Jimmy Jordan, Joe Joyce, Andrew Lamb, Mike Maglio, Nate Moore, Nick Valianti. Nauset: Brian Brooks, Mente Kerse-McMillin, Dyllon McNeill. Sandwich: Luke Gagnon, Dylan Klaiber, Joey Papapietro.
Bay State — Braintree: Greg Wood. Brookline: Lucas Aramburu, Andrew Chabon. Dedham: Cameron Bernard. Milton: Smith Charles (MVP), John Minicus (MVP). Natick: Owen Chase, Matt Leavey, Stan Smudin, Matthew Walak. Needham: Davonte Burnett, Cameron McLeod. Newton North: Nate Baronowski, Isaiah Bowden, Theo Burba, Jordan Greene, Raghav Kadambi, Nathaniel Klein, Otis Love, Andrew Mah, SeanRoss McClinchy, Nico Theophanis. Walpole: Richard Crowley, Jack Kennefick. Wellesley: Ben Matejka, Jackson Taylor-Farrington, Thomas Weiss. Weymouth: Dave Glavin, Cody Moran.
Big Three — Brockton: Benvindo Chicha Jr., Nathanael Derolus, Kingsley Ejiogu-Dike, Reginald Hector, Jordan Marcano, Antoine McCray, Joel Monteiro, Khoury Smith, Cedric Souffrant. Durfee: Xavier Belanger, Asante Monteiro, Cameron Rodgers, Joshua Santos. New Bedford: Shady Hassanine, Barron Hilton, Noah Johnson, Edgar Semedo.
Boston City — Brighton: J’Saun Bastien, Ricky Francois, Francis Sosa-Baez. East Boston: Elvis Navarro, Joel Pastrana. Latin Academy: Kenneth Holman. O’Bryant: Amarj Alexander, Rodney George.
Cape Ann — Amesbury: Tim Chase, Cameron Leary, Noah Lynch. Hamilton-Wenham: Daniel Allara, Mark Baumeister, Jack Gourdeau. Ipswich: Mike D'Agostino, Kellen Waters. Lynnfield: Brett Cohee, Nicholas Kinnon, John Quinn. Masconomet: Scott D'Attilio, Kyle Faddis, Peter Kitsakos. Newburyport: Jack Carleo, Donte Harmon, Maxwell Passen, Ryan Tamayoshi. North Reading: Cameron Davis, George Giunta, Tom Helms, Jenson Kaithamattam, Bob O'Donnell. Pentucket: Ben Bouchard, Morgan Capener, Jack Clohisy, Jake Dickson, Ian Eichel, Peter Lopata, Nick Murphy, Keegan O'Keefe, Billy O'Neil, Jarrett Wright. Triton: Brandon Amello, Hunter Stevens.
Catholic Central— Archbishop Williams: Anand Panigraphy. Arlington Catholic: Sean Kay. Bishop Fenwick: Jack Bowers, Shawn Carlson (MVP), Derek Dellisola, Eric Flaherty, Aiden Hill, Jack Keenan, Anthony Maida, Zach Mizioch, Colin Norton, Sean Walsh. Cardinal Spellman: Daniel Dorinvil, Josue Medor, James O'Neill. Cathedral: Khalil Blair, Khamal Headen, Tito Okundaye, Tutu Okundaye. Marian: Alex Madrid. Matignon: Yale Duffy, Jason Le. Saint Joseph Prep: Phillipe Legagneur. St. Mary's: James Brumfield.
Catholic Conference — BC High: Danny Abraham, Shawn Carter, Thomas Grandon, Marcus Lespasio, Alex Mastrocola, Chris McCarthy, Michael Mecha, Andrew Murray, Evan Ohuabunwa, Michael Pichay, John Riley, Joe Stover, Pat Watson, TJ Wesner. Catholic Memorial: Christian Denny, Christian Gray, John Lara, Dylan Murad, Ojo Ore, Nick Techiera. St. John’s Prep: Andrew Coutu, Ryan Piazza, Nick Riordan, Tristan Shelgren. Xaverian: Hayden Dillow, Chris Shanahan.
Commonwealth — Chelsea: Adriel Cedano, Jose Leclerc. Essex Tech: Aldair Smart. Greater Lawrence: Pablo Mora. Greater Lowell: Anthony Blatus, Jake Gaillardetz, Gabriel Pena, Elias Quinones, Ethan Sandelli. Lynn Tech: Jaime James. Mystic Valley: Philippe Guerrier. Shawsheen: Sam Baker, Sam Chebook, Billy Eagan, Nick Gird, Jared Mason, RJ Page, Kyle Simonds, Ryan Smith, Ryan Ward. Whittier: Eli Perez.
Dual County — Acton-Boxborough: Matt Antes, Jack Cullhane, Andrew Dresser, Brendan Flaherty, Jack Gardner, Colin Grip, Gabe Lundy, Jack Maddox, Patrick Nero, Ben Rubin, Noah Sweeney, Adam Yang. Bedford: Zach Stevens. Boston Latin: Yuta Belmont. Cambridge: Pilli Cruz-DeJesus, Antonio Esallon-Alviar, Calvin Scannel, Hugo Schultzberg. Concord-Carlisle: Nathaniel Battista, Alex Ehrenthal, Jonathan Hill, Jimmy McGuinness, Sam Randle, Owen Schmidt. Lincoln-Sudbury: Breylen Ammen, Chris Bursaw, Jack Carter, Joseph DeSantis, Peter Lindblom, Dan Parangi, Robert Roosa, Anderson Shew. Newton South: Gal Fudim, Yuval Levy, Nathan Mark, Aidan O’Flaherty, Noah Whiting. Waltham: Andrew Chen, Antonio DiGenova, Matt Luong, Corey Masterson, Keith Mukire, Kyle Torres. Wayland: Mason Bolivar, Tim Dowling. Westford: Ajeya Balasubramanyam, Jason Dolan, Mark Dunne, Gabe Frohlich. Weston: Rob Armstrong, Jack Ballenger, Will Binney, Alex Chiocca, Peter Diebold, Aidan Faller, Sam Gardiner, Cam Peddie.
Eastern Athletic — Bishop Feehan: Bryce Conner, Martin Dupuy, Devin Jolin, Brad Nelson, Ian Ross, Alexander Simoneau, Shawn Vincent, Matt Wassersug, Charlie Yoder. Bishop Stang: Aiden Downey, Noah O’Toole. Coyle & Cassidy: Joseph Gill, Peter Horvath, Mike Norton, Connor Rodriguez, Nicholas Southworth. Martha’s Vineyard: Jerry DaSilvia, Ennis Foster. Somerset Berkley: Sam Baker, Andrew Farias, Nathanial Schobel.
Hockomock — Attleboro: Tyrell Estime, Isaiah Rodriquez, David Seybert. Franklin: Chris Chieng. King Philip: Ethan Dunne, Michael Griffin. Mansfield: Kyle Amerantes, Kevin Crawford, Jareme DiLorenzo, Patrick Heavey, Nicholas Horn, Nick Hyland, Kalin Petrov, Nick Rispoli, Mike Shannon. Milford: Patrick Brogioli, Cameron Clark, Jack Kalil, Hugo Lopes, Ryan O’Toole, William Pointer. North Attleborough: Mario Bresko, Brett Cloutier, Matt Reimels, John Schultz, Matt Tarantino, Michael Tobey. Oliver Ames: Kalil Matier. Sharon: Juvan Elisma. Stoughton: Ritchy Laguerre. Taunton: Lucas Alves (MVP), John Chretien, Dylan Lynch, Michael Volkmann.
Mayflower — Bishop Connolly: John Aguilar. Blue Hills: Darius Williams. Diman: Nathaniel Boardman, Evan Vasconellos, Sage Arruda, Ashton Begin, DJ Machado, Curtis Melo, Zack Poitrus. Southeastern: Max Marrero. Tri-County: Zack Spencer.
Merrimack Valley — Andover: Long-Quan Bach, Nick Bacskai, Jeremy Chan, Devin Connell, Vikram Daesety, Jordan Jamison, TJ Jayasinghe, Andrew Lucia, Justin Mantrana, Matt McDermotte, Owen Mosher, Alec Pascoe, Graham Scott, Micoh White. Billerica: Thomas Baltayan, Jacob Carlson, Jake Carlson, Sean Stefaniak. Central Catholic: Lukas Blythe, Ryan Burns, Carlos Cabrera, Jeanfranco Cholidis, Greg Desrosiers, Bret Edwards, Evan Fagan, Anthony Farelli, Pietro Fina, Kyle Gildea, Kalvin Guillermo, Joe Howshan, John Kenney, Ed Landry, Edward Lundy, Osho Omoyeni, David Onyemem, Samir Perez, TJ Vaughan, Sam Wall. Chelmsford: David Ibrahim, Alex Imperillo, Zach Jarnagin, Tim McNamara, John Mieszczanski, Alex Silva, Mosaab Waheed. Dracut: Jovan Aigbekaen, Tyler Burgoyne, Matt Cahill. Haverhill: Tim Corliss, Jay Doherty, Sean Glass, Keith May, Matthew Milne, Mason Ocasio. Lawrence: AJ Dillon, Stephen Morillo, Brian Perez, Lenny Than, Lenny Then. Lowell: Michael Akon, Eddie Alcantara, A.J. Byard, Conor Campbell, Malik Diaz, Conor Donovan, Anthony Doung, Ronan Dunn, Colin Fitzpatrick, Chris Galarza, Curtis Gentles, Nasir Gibson, Jose Guzman, Ethan Imasogie, Richmond Kwaateng, Christian McWhinnie, Christopher Polanco, Carlos Rivera, Anthony Rodriguez. Methuen: Saul Cespedes, Sam Cook. North Andover: Jon Cooperstein, Peter Coufos, Luke DiSalvo, Erick Duffy, Tyler Glendon, Connor Grant, Mike Harris, Daniel Kenney, Patrick Kitchen, Matthew Manteiga, Trevor Nassar, Gavin O’Sullivan, Noah Olsen, Jack Perry, Patrick Quinn, Jeffrey Robie, Stephen Stabile, Camren Twomey, Brian Voke. Tewksbury: Jeff Carr, Mike Catanzano, Jacob Cofer, Nolan Kavanaugh, Masyn Lorick, Mike Monahan, Brendan Murray, Steve Wilson, Nick Zullo.
Middlesex — Arlington: Jeff Candell, Clinton Garrahan, Ryan Oosting. Belmont: Jason Berger, Aidan Carey, Bryan Huang, Calvin Perkins, Max Serrano-Wu. Burlington: Dylan Bonfilio, Matthias Gloor, Jack Hirsch, Fernando Lamin, Nick Matossian, Ben Piotti, Eddie Reis, Nathan Walzer. Lexington: Joshua Backert, Micah Benson, Daniel Crooke, Connor Hausmann, Brian Her, Alex Hiser, Cam Hofland, Max Jesurum, Thomas Lingard, Jonathan Mason, Danny Seo, Noah Shute, Kazu Uda-Thach. Melrose: Steven Abbott, Nick Chan, Sean Conlan, Adam Cook, Liam Rittenburg, Isaac Seide, Kevin Wheelock. Reading: Thomas Allardi, Erik Bonnabeau, Kelvin Hoyt, Cole Murphy, Zach Perez, Mark Porter, Eric Webb, Andrew Yatsuhashi. Stoneham: Jake Luongo, Anthony Magazzu, Mike Reilly, Trevor Woodman. Wakefield: Marc Biennestin, Matt Greatorex, Nick McGee, Cole Mottl, Patrick Redmond, Adam Roberto, Dan Sallade, Charlie Senior, Brian Smith, Carmen Sorrentino, Henry Stikeman, Ryan Sullivan. Watertown: Mange Camara, Ben Landry. Wilmington: Russell Abbott, Dave Bell, Dan Judkins, Tate Kennedy, Ray Russell. Winchester: Chris Decaro, Ethan Graylin, Nathan Li, Sean Lu. Woburn: Jacob Casey, Elisha George, Travis Hunt, Anshel Isles, Terell Jones, Padraic Murphy, Andrew Nicholas, Marcus Qualls, Zach Santoro, Mark Swymer, Brendan Tumwesigye, Aryton Zargani.
Northeastern — Lynn Classical: Gilley Kambamba. Peabody: Moisse Irizzary (MVP). Salem: Giovanni Guzman, Starje Prophete-Bernadin. Somerville: LeDondy Francois, Elijah Jeffreys, Shaq Joseph, Phillips Magre, Jiovanny Pierre, Marcus Thomas. Swampscott: Alex Sheehan.
Old Colony — Barnstable: Cam Donoghue, Cameron Faszewski, Kemoy Jones, Lucas Lanzo, Rajendra Mahabir, Nick O’Toole. Bridgewater-Raynham: Brandon Calley, Andrew Hallman, Alex Weiler, Ed Woodbury. Dartmouth: Mac Lynch, Brandon McNeil, Isaac Sequeria, Max Szteliga.
Patriot — Duxbury: Will Bittrich, Chris Chaisson, Zac Chin. Hingham: Brett Bienfang, Jake Hewins, Sam Oomen-Lochtefeld, Coleman Sandler. Pembroke: Corey Arscott, Andrew Cirillo, Justin Gaiser, Noah Gordon, Tim Marx, Dan O’Neil, Christian Pulselli, Cole Radke, Will Richards, Chris Spellman, Alex Wengryn. Plymouth North: Ben Andrade (MVP), Rey DaSilva, Zack Greeley, Nick McNamee, Josh Pestana, James Riley, Bryan Ryder. Plymouth South: Collin Caldwell, Bobby Colbert, Andrew Disher, Drew Mahoney, Andrew Wagner. North Quincy: Nate Sleiman Quincy: , Jimmy Cannon. Silver Lake: John McCarthy, Max Shirikjian. Whitman-Hanson: Brett Holmes, Alex Oroak.
South Coast — Apponequet: Sam Ferreira, Andrew Peterson, Adam Seablom. Case: Brendan Costa, Kyle Koehler, Paul Sousa. Dighton-Rehoboth: Dominic Berthiaume, Dean Bullock, Matt Grady, Tyler Hall, Matt McDonald, Noah Morris, Kyle Rendon. Greater New Bedford: Djeury Amadao. Old Rochester: Matt Brogioli, Daniel Renwick, Harry Smith, Eli Spevack, Adam Sylvia. Wareham: Bradley Harunkiewicz, Issac Nascimento, Jahmal Silva, Jovahn Thomas.
South Shore — Abington: Xavier Curney, Brice Tolan. Carver: Josh Dion, Trevor Drakakis, Chris Showan. Cohasset: Ian Turpel. East Bridgewater: Giovanni Cacciatore, Will Carter, Jordan Dauphin, John Inmar, Dan Lovell (MVP), Mike McBirney, Evan Ross. Mashpee: Xavier Gonsalves, Cam Kergo, Alex Wood. Middleborough: Mackenzie Allioth, Ben Gibson, Cameron LaBree, Cody Soderlund. Norwell: Brady Bailey, Matt Cawthorne, Chris Hartford, Will Murphy, Steven O’Driscoll, Ethan Wu. Randolph: Armani Mette, Patrick Mette. Rockland: Dylan Cleaves.
Tri-Valley — Ashland: Jeremy Butkus. Bellingham: Alex Carr, Connor Fitzgerald, Josh Jones. Dover-Sherborn: PJ Doyle, Sam Hartley, Erik Linden, Luke Martiros, Peter Phelan, Spencer Robbins, John Schroeder, Owen Searle. Holliston: Hampton Boyd, Sean Keast, Yoel Lignabou, Ryan Sofoul. Hopkinton: Garrett Prucher, Nate Pucci, Kyle Rector. Medfield: Ryan Eng, Noah Garfield, John McNeil. Medway: Aman Bhatti, Lucas Bittig, Timmy McHugh (MVP), Kevin Roberts. Millis: Ethan Lazare. Westwood: Matt Berluti, Zach Conant, Bob Maughn, Jonny Phan, Pat Wade.
Text by P.J. Wright.