Photographer Byron Flagg was back at Fitchburg State University on Saturday for Day 2 of the MIAA Meet of Champions. Below, check out more great shots from Byron. For additional photos, click on the link below. Above photo is the start of Heat 3 of the girls’ mile, which included para-athlete Madelyn Wilson, an eighth-grader from Notre Dame Academy. Wilson finished with a time of 6:31.36.
Cambridge Rindge & Latin’s Kylee Bernard is all alone at the finish as she captures her second straight 400-meter crown. She broke the tape in 55.38.
Early in the race, St. John’s Prep’s Nathan Lopez leads a tight pack in the mile. Lopez went on to win with a time of 4:12.99, just strides ahead of Waltham’s Brendan Wilder, who crossed the line at 4:13.44. It was Lopez second individual crown of the MOC. He also broke the meet record in the two mile on Thursday with an 8:59.29 clocking. The Eagles standout also anchored his team’s winning 4x800m (7:52.31).
Franklin’s Sarah Dumas completes the double on Saturday. After winning the pentathlon two days earlier, the Panther senior was back on top with a victory in the 100m hurdles. Dumas was timed in 14.37. Newton North’s Kiran George, right, was second at 14.53. Finishing third was Plymouth South’s Kam Travis, left, at 15.11.
Above and below photos: Isn’t this what it’s all about? Above photo, Darwin Jimenez of Methuen, right, shakes hands with North Reading’s Nathan Miller after capturing the 100m in 10.66. Miller was seventh overall at 11.11.