Mahoney, Kornitsky Qualify for All-State Meet
Sunday, November 11, 2012
This article was submitted by Swampscott Cross-Country Coach Jeffrey Bartlett Earlier this season, another Massachusetts coach gave Swampscott senior Peter Hale the nickname of "The Storm." On Saturday at the Eastern Massachusetts Divisional Cross-Country Championships, "The Storm" blew into the Wrentham Development Center with full force. Hale continued his impressive senior campaign in the Eastern Massachusetts Division 5 race by running a perfect race with near perfect execution. Hale, who placed second last year, was battling the top four returning runners in addition to a newcomer from Newburyport. Despite the recent snow, conditions were almost perfect for a fall morning of cross-country with a dry course and little wind. Hale, …
Swampscott cross-country coach Jeffrey Bartlett writes about the boys' and girls' teams meets at the Woods Trail Run (hosted by Thetford Academy, Vermont) and at hoem against Gloucester.
Saturday, October 13, 2012
The Big Blue cross-country teams headed up to Vermont last weekend for their annual trip featuring the Woods Trail Run, hosted by Thetford Academy. The race featured teams from across New England and New York, and was a fantastic opportunity for the Big Blue athletes to race against top-notch competition on a hilly race course. Runners were grouped into heats based on their ability level, giving everyone an opportunity to race against runners at their own level. The Big Blue boys had a strong team showing, placing 19th our of 54 teams without one of their top three runners. Senior captain Peter Hale placed 3rd over the muddy, hilly course with a time of 16:59. Junior Matt Mahoney placed in the top ten with his 7th place finish in a time …