Salute to Seniors: Ben Batoosingh (Scarborough High School)

Name: Ben Batoosingh

School: Scarborough

What was your most memorable race? Running at Nationals with the Dream Team.

Who would you consider your biggest competition over your four years? Sam Rusak

What was your greatest accomplishment? 400m state champion indoor and outdoor.

If you could do it all over again what would you change about your running career in high school? Run outdoor freshman year. 

What were the most difficult obstacles you had to overcome? Coming in 2nd as a team at states indoor and outdoor sophomore year. 

What will you miss the most? Extended tempo warmup 

What advice you would give to younger athletes? Put in the work now. The hurt during practice is worth it when it pays off. 

What influence has your coach had with respect to your performance and overall life goals? None of my success would have been possible without Veilleux. He believed in me before anyone else and pushed me before I could push myself. 

What are your college plans? Running at Springfield College

Who would you like to say thank you to? Thank you to my parents for sitting through countless track meets and their constant support, Jarett and Anthony for making rides to and from practice memorable, Mrs. Veilleux for everything, and the rest of my coaches and teammates for helping make Scarborough track as successful as it is. 

Is there anything else you'd like to add? 5 state championships isn't half bad. 

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