Coming off of , the Newton North boys' and girls' outdoor track teams took home top honors at this weekend's Division 1 sectional tournament.
Both teams beat out more than 30 other teams to finish first in Division 1 - East, with the Newton North boys scoring 64 points (19 points above second place Acton-Boxborough) and the girls taking home 95.5 points (33.5 points above the second place finishers, also Acton-Boxborough).
The teams also competed in the tournament and snagged some top spots in various events. The boys' team finished eighth overall and the girls finished 24th overall.
Here are a few highlights from this weekend's tournament, which took place on Sun., May 27 at Durfee High School in Fall River:
- Newton South senior Andrew O'Hagan finished third in the boys 400 meter dash
- Newton North junior Ryan Lucken finished fourth in the boys 400 meter dash
- Newton North senior Justin Keefe finished second in the boys two mile run
- Newton South junior Jung Park finished first in the boys 110 meter hurdles
- Newton South 4x100 meter relay team finished fourth (junior Jung Park, junior Ray Park, junior Marini Lopci and senior Youssef Elkorchi)
- Newton North 4x800 meter relay team finished first (sophomore Adrian Butterton, senior Justin Keefe, sophomore Mike Schlichting and sophomore Gabe Motague)
- Newton South junior Ben Eisenberg finished second in the boys pole vault
- Newton North junior David Oluwadara finished second in the boys triple jump
- Newton North senior Swardick Mayanja finished first in the boys shot put and the boys discus throw
- Newton North senior Kayla Wong finished second in the girls 100 meter hurdles
- Newton North 4x100 meter relay team finished third (senior Kayla Wong, senior Steph Brown, junior Carla Forbes and senior Kayla Prior)
- Newton North 4x400 meter relay team finished third (junior Meghan Bellerose, junior Ali Hurwitz, freshman Isabella Reilly and senior Miller McCarthy-Tuohy)
- Newton North 4x800 meter relay team finished second (sophomore Evie Heffernan, sophomore Elizabeth Koch, sophomore Maeve Greely, and freshman Sonya Jampel)
- Newton North senior Steph Brown finished first in the girls pole vault
- Newton South junior Kyra Visnick finished third in the girls pole vault
- Newton North junior Carla Forbes finished first in the girls long jump and the girls triple jump (According to the Boston Globe, Forbes broke meet records for both these events)
- Newton North senior Lucia Grigoli finished second in the girls discus throw
- Newton North sophomore Michaela Smith finished third in the girls discus throw
Information provided by the MIAA Tournament website.