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The MIAA Division 2 Indoor Track and Field Championship started perfectly for Wellesley senior Derek Chalmers. In his first event, the 300-meter dash, Chalmers set a meet record while winning in 34.60 seconds.

“I was surprised I set the meet record,” said Chalmers. “I’m really happy. I had great competition in the race. I could feel my opponents on me the entire time.”

Chalmers then went to compete in the long jump, hitting 21 feet, 10 inches on his first attempt. On the approach of his second try, Chalmers felt a sudden pain in his left knee.

“My left knee popped out of the socket and back in,” Chalmers said. “It feels OK now, but when it happened it felt like a nail going through it.”

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Chalmers decided to forgo the rest of his long jump attempts — still finishing second — to give him time to anchor the 4 x 200-meter relay. On the last lap of the relay there was a rough handoff and Chalmers’s knee felt heavy, but then adrenaline kicked in. He used the momentum of the first curve to take the lead and hold it to give the Raiders the win (1:31.85) and an essential 10 points to help them secure the team title with 74 points.

“He’s just a tough kid,” Wellesley coach Larry Corda said.

The Wellesley girls’ 4 x 200-meter relay also was crucial to capturing a team championship. With the Raiders holding a 5-point lead, the team of sophomore Chantal Coelho, junior Mary Daniel, senior Isabella Turco and senior Abby Comella won in 1:44.96 to help Wellesley to its winning total of 62 points.

“We really wanted to focus on the third to fourth handoff because we felt like we could improve on that,” Turco said. “We knew if we did that right we can shave off a second. It was awesome to see the practice come through.”

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It was the fourth consecutive Division 2 championship for the Wellesley girls, while the Wellesley boys made it back-to-back wins.

“I say it every year, but the girls really work so hard,” Wellesley girls’ coach John Griffith said. “They motivate other girls to come out for the team. It is a nice track community and family we have.”

Beverly senior India Ingemi always has been a long distance sprinter, but this season her coach, Dave Jellerson, believed Ingemi running the 55-meter dash would enhance her speed. In the dash, Ingemi overcame a bad start to finish in 7.363 seconds, a winning margin of 0.005.

“It was so close,” Ingemi said. “I didn’t have the best start, so I shocked myself with the time. It was a really good race.”

The dash training reaped more rewards when Ingemi (39.44) placed first in the 300-meter dash, as well.

Another notable performance came from the Concord Carlisle distance team, which swept the girls’ mile, led by junior Emma Kerimo (5:07.16).

Junior Nora Johnson followed right on the heels of Kermio, placing second with a time of 5:07.20, with junior Katharine Stevens coming in third (5:18.00).

Several meet records were set, including Woburn senior Brooklyn Manna (18-6) and Chelsea senior Stephanie Simon (18-10¼) each topping previous marks in the long jump. Central Catholic junior Katharine Duren also tied the meet record in the 55-meter hurdles (8.20).

BOYS

MIAA Division 2 Championship

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at Reggie Lewis Center

55m — 1. Tristen Howard, Medford, 0:06.49; 2. Sheldon Clark, Greater New Bedford, 0:06.65; 3. Brady Sorensen, Plymouth North, 0:06.69; 4. Ryan Reed, Wellesley, 0:06.72; 5. Sean McCombs, King Philip, 0:06.75.

55m hurdles — 1. Nathan Hebert, Central Catholic, 0:07.68; 2. Denzel Agyeman, Doherty, 0:07.75; 3. Andrew Morin, Beverly, 0:07.92; 4. Joseph Vann, Concord-Carlisle, 0:07.93; 5. Nico Fabrizio, Bridgewater-Raynham, 0:08.09.

300m — 1. Derek Chalmers, Wellesley, 0:34.6; 2. Jeff Yang, Plymouth North, 0:35.31; 3. Peter Martel, North Andover, 0:36.07; 4. Ryan Reed, Wellesley, 0:36.31; 5. Brett Sorbo, Lincoln-Sudbury, 0:36.75.

600m — 1. Evan Mills, Central Catholic, 1:23.6; 2. Clay MacDonald, Marshfield, 1:23.6; 3. Alex Cravens, Woburn, 1:24.27; 4. Matthew Chicko, North Andover, 1:24.79; 5. Adam Canario, Woburn, 1:25.1.

1000m — 1. Jackson O'Toole, Wellesley, 2:31.62; 2. Marko Kovacevic, Concord-Carlisle, 2:32.96; 3. James Pothier, Central Catholic, 2:33.09; 4. Jackson Wood, Beverly, 2:35.11; 5. John Nekitopoulos, West Springfield, 2:35.48.

Mile — 1. Michael Griffin, King Philip, 4:16.46; 2. Zachary Barry, Wellesley, 4:23.55; 3. Justin Lombardi, Lincoln-Sudbury, 4:24.55; 4. Jason Norris, Wellesley, 4:27.66; 5. Andrew Benassi, Reading, 4:32.21.

2-mile — 1. William Chaffin, Concord-Carlisle, 9:18.91; 2. Michael Griffin, King Philip, 9:22.47; 3. Michael Norberg, King Philip, 9:23.06; 4. Stephen Carvalho, Belmont, 9:25.73; 5. Drew Pesko, Marshfield, 9:41.27.

High jump — 1. Andrew Williams, Mansfield, 6 feet 6 inches; 2. Austin Mowry, Algonquin, 6-6; 3. Matthew Palmisano, North Andover, 6-0; 4. Gabe Thyne, Concord-Carlisle, 5-10; 5. Joseph Thekaekara, Waltham, 5-10.

Long jump — 1. Brady Sorensen, Plymouth North, 22 feet 7 inches; 2. Derek Chalmers, Wellesley, 21-10; 3. Alexander Dacruz, Greater New Bedford, 21-6.5; 4. James Sorenson, Central Catholic, 21-3; 5. Tristen Howard, Medford, 20-8.5.

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Shot put — 1. Caleb Yee, Lincoln-Sudbury, 47 feet 3 inches; 2. Keegan Kearny, West Springfield, 46-0.25; 3. Jakye Touset, Chicopee Comprehensive, 45-6.75; 4. Osamuyimen Osayimwen, Central Catholic, 45-5.75; 5. Joseph Duggan, Lincoln-Sudbury, 44-11.25.

4 x 200 — 1. Wellesley, 1:31.85; 2. North Andover, 1:32.48; 3. Plymouth North, 1:33.19; 4. Westfield, 1:34.05; 5. Bridgewater-Raynham, 1:34.46.

4 x 400 — 1. North Andover, 3:29.69; 2. Woburn, 3:30.16; 3. Bridgewater-Raynham, 3:33.67; 4. Central Catholic, 3:34.08; 5. Concord-Carlisle, 3:34.4.

4 x 800 — 1. Wellesley, 8:02.09; 2. North Andover, 8:05.58; 3. Concord-Carlisle, 8:09.04; 4. Marshfield, 8:09.33; 5. Lincoln-Sudbury, 8:15.08.

Team results — 1. Wellesley, 74; 2. Belmont, 51.5; 3. North Andover, 47.5; 4. Concord-Carlisle, 34; 5. King Philip, 30; 5. Plymouth North, 30; 7. Lincoln-Sudbury, 29; 8. Mansfield, 21; 9. Woburn, 18; 10. Marshfield, 17; 10. Bridgewater-Raynham, 17.

GIRLS

MIAA Division 2 Championship

at Reggie Lewis Center

55m — 1. India Ingemi, Beverly, 0:07.363; 2. Stephanie Simon, Chelsea, 0:07.368; 3. Cailiegh Driscoll, Plymouth North, 0:07.39; 4. Mary Daniel, Wellesley, 0:07.4; 5. Chantal Coelho, Wellesley, 0:07.43.

55m hurdles — 1. Katharine Duren, Central Catholic, 0:08.2; 2. Brooklyn Manna, Woburn, 0:08.33; 3. Carla Bouchrouche, Central Catholic, 0:08.91; 4. Trinity Vickers, Natick, 0:08.98; 5. Tiarra Deveaux, Bridgewater-Raynham, 0:09.

300m — 1. India Ingemi, Beverly, 0:39.44; 2. Abby Comella, Wellesley, 0:39.87; 3. Rachel Arthur, Lincoln-Sudbury, 0:41.27; 4. Chantal Coelho, Wellesley, 0:41.95; 5. Catherine Bean, Westfield, 0:42.44.

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600m — 1. Nicole Frail, Natick, 1:37.22; 2. Courtney Dalke, North Andover, 1:37.26; 3. Kelcey Dion, North Andover, 1:37.93; 4. Liana Bazzarella, Woburn, 1:38.22; 5. Charlotte Henning, Marshfield, 1:38.46.

1000m — 1. Iris Bergman, Concord-Carlisle, 2:56.06; 2. Julie Condon, Marshfield, 2:59.87; 3. Katherine Connolly, Natick, 3:00.12; 4. Heidi Eberhardt, Beverly, 3:01.6; 5. Ciara Hume, Marshfield, 3:02.92.

Mile — 1. Emma Kerimo, Concord-Carlisle, 5:07.16; 2. Nora Johnson, Concord-Carlisle, 5:07.2; 3. Katherine Stevens, Concord-Carlisle, 5:18; 4. Isabel Burger, Belmont, 5:18.43; 5. Grace Wheelan, Wellesley, 5:18.48.

2-mile — 1. Kylie Oblak, Lincoln-Sudbury, 11:09.25; 2. Sarah Ross, Agawam, 11:10.9; 3. Mary Dougherty, Natick, 11:28.18; 4. Genna Girard, Natick, 11:31.72; 5. Sofia LoVuolo, Marshfield, 11:36.07.

High jump — 1. Sarah Lavery, North Andover, 5 feet 6 inches; 2. Stephanie Simon, Chelsea, 5-4; 3. Priscilla De Carvalho, Algonquin, 5-2; 4. Brooklyn Manna, Woburn, 5-2; 5. Annie Towler, Beverly, 5-0.

Long jump — 1. Brooklyn Manna, Woburn, 19 feet 6 inches; 2. Stephanie Simon, Chelsea, 18-10.25; 3. Zoe Gieger, Wellesley, 17-4.5; 4. Megan Webb, Wellesley, 17-3.75; 5. Christina DeFeudis, Algonquin, 17-2.

Shot put — 1. Shallen James, Braintree, 39 feet 6 inches; 2. Juliana Nakouzi, Bridgewater-Raynham, 36-6; 3. Emily DeMinico, Central Catholic, 35-11; 4. Rachel Motyka, Plymouth North, 34-3.5; 5. Sophie Warren, Chicopee Comprehensive, 33-5.5.

4 x 200 — 1. Wellesley, 1:44.09; 2. Bridgewater-Raynham, 1:46.99; 3. Algonquin, 1:47.31; 4. Lincoln-Sudbury, 1:47.38; 5. Central Catholic, 1:47.66.

4 x 400 — 1. Natick, 4:02.59; 2. Wellesley, 4:03.96; 3. Central Catholic, 4:07.46; 4. Beverly, 4:07.59; 5. North Andover, 4:10.48.

4 x 800 — 1. Marshfield, 9:31.11; 2. North Andover, 9:32.79; 3. Concord-Carlisle, 9:39.86; 4. Mansfield, 9:43.5; 5. Woburn, 9:53.27.

Team results — 1. Wellesley, 62; 2. Natick, 51; 3. Central Catholic, 40; 3. Concord-Carlisle, 40; 5. Woburn, 39; 6. North Andover, 38.5; 7. Marshfield, 37.5; 8. Beverly, 34; 9. Chelsea, 24; 10. Lincoln-Sudbury, 23.


John Hand can be reached at john.hand@globe.com.