The sun was shining and so were most of the athletes at the MSTCA Warrior Invitational.
Several records were broken at Thursday’s meet, which was held at Foxboro High.
Mansfield’s Abigail Scott and Saint John’s Chris McDonough were the recipients of two record performances in the 100-meter dash and 200m. Scott broke the tape in the girls’ 100m by blazing to a PR of 12.53 seconds, a time that currently ties for No. 2 in the state. Four sprinters were under the old mark of 12.92. She came back and took gold in the 200m at 26.32. The boys’ race had three eclipse the old mark of 11.36 in the short dash with McDonough winning with a time of 11.07. He made the top of the podium again in the 200m with a time of 22.47.
Uxbridge’s Kathyrn Cahill moved to No. 6 in the state ranking by winning the 100m hurdles,. Cahill clocked a PR of 15.75 to take the gold by more than a second. She was a double-winner and record-holder by capturing the triple jump with a distance of 36 feet, 3.75 inches.
In the 400m hurdles, Mansfield’s Evan Rowlings and Daniel Ward both broke 59 seconds and both went under the MR with Rowlings edging Ward by five hundredths of a second with a time of 58.21. Ward was timed in 58.26. Weston’s Sloan Hinton took the girls’ 400m IH in a record 1:07.12.
Daniel Serpa was a winner in the boys’ mile with a MR of 4:32.49. In a close race, the top 10 runners were all under 4:40.0
Brighton’s Delmace Mayo, a Para-athlete, established a record in the wheelchair mile with a time of 4:41.0. Mayo made history last month by becoming the first Para-athlete to capture the mile at the New Balance Nationals. Notre Dame Academy’s Madelyn Wilson, another Para athlete, set a record in the girls’ wheelchair 800m at 2:49.43.
Stoughton’s Matt Singeltary leaped to a MR in the high jump with a height of 6-5. That effort ranks No. 2 in the state behind Bishop Feehan’s Jon Mignacca, who went 6-8 just two days ago in a tri-meet with North Attleboro and Attleboro. In the girls high jump, Martha’s Vineyard won a jumpoff with Norton’s Zoe Santos with both clearing a record 5-2. Third-place finisher Haley McCormack also went 5-2.
Other athletes that broke records at the Warrior Invitational were Alice Culver of Lenox Memorial in the two mile (11:32.14), Hopedale’s Ari Levine in the boys’ discus (135-8), Seekonk’s Lauren Morales in the girls’ discus (110-9), Foxboro’s Joe Flanagan in the boys’ shot (46-11), Catholic Memorial in the boys’ 4x100m (43.88), Oliver Ames in the girls’ 4x100m (50.46) and Saint John’s in the boys’ 4x400m (3:33.12).