Class A Boys Outdoor Track & Field Championship Virtual Meet
The Golden Trojans of Thornton Academy enter the Class A state meet as the team favorite to capture the team title. They last won the state title back in 2008.
For Thornton they are paced by juniors Travis Snyder & Jason Montano. Montano is the top seed in both the shot put and discus. Snyder enters the state meet with the top vault in the state at 15-8 1/4, he also has the top marks in both hurdles and is seeded for 33 individual points.
The 800m will be a key event for the title hopes of TA as junior Landon Heidrich is the third seed, while sophomore Dawson Desrosiers is the fifth seed. That duo will also run on the 4x400 at the end of the meet.
Thrower Thomas Palmer will also be counted on for important points, he the third seed in the shot, and 7th seed in the discus.
Sprinter Dominic Dadiego will be looking to pace the Trojans in the sprints, he is the second seed in the 200m.
The Yachstmen of Falmouth have one of the youngest and most talented team in the state, and they have come on strong at the end of year to be in position to win the team title.
The relays figure to be the strong points of Falmouth as they are seeded for 26 points amongst the three relays, including the top seed in the 4x100m, and the second seed in the 4x400m.
Distance standout John Auer is the top seed in the 1600 & 800m.
Freshman Alvaro Fuentes is the top seed in the 200m (22.67) and the 5th seed in the 100m. He'll run on both the 4x100 & 4x400 relays.
Junior Douglas Cooke is the top seed in the 400m coming off a big personal best to win the SMAA last weekend, he'll also look to score points in the high jump.
Two time defending champion Scarborough figures to be in the mix for the podium but their championship hopes suffered a major setback when sprint star Jarett Flaker injured his hamstring last weekend. He will be out of the meet.
Sophomore Ben Hatch is the top seed in the long jump and has the second fastest 200m. While junior Anthony Clavette is seeded to score in three events (110m hurdles, high & triple jump).