Eagles, Darling fare well at track & field meet

BURLINGTON — The Mount Abraham Union High School boys’ indoor track & field club team placed fourth at a meet held on Saturday at the University of Vermont as Eagle Joseph Darling won two events.

Members of the Vergennes varsity team and the Eagle girls’ team also competed at the meet.

Darling won both the long and triple jumps to help the Mount Abe boys score 40 points, tied for fourth with Burlington behind South Burlington (78), Essex (71) and St. Johnsbury (62).

The Eagle girls were 14th among 15 scoring teams, picking up their points in the four-by-400-meter relay run by Maisy Hill, Ruby Jean Hall, Kayla Friend and Maddie Donaldson, and by Hill’s effort in the 55-meter hurdles.

The boys’ results in individual events were:

  • 55 meters: 5. Darling, MA, 7.08; 9. Alex Yaggy, MA, 7.23; 27. Noah Engvall, MA, 7.68; 41. Elliot Senecal, MA.
  • 300: 33. Senecal, MA, 49.02; 34. Andrew Lester, MA, 49.79.
  • 1,000: 11. Grey Fearon, VUHS, 3:26.02.
  • 1,500: 8. Engvall, MA, 5:15.35; 11. Fearon, V, 5:26.53; 12. William Iliff, MA, 5:27.27.
  • 55 hurdles: 9. Dustin Lavigne, MA, 11.64.
  • 4X400: 4. MA, 4:18.58 (Yaggy, Lavigne, Iliff, Engvall).
  • Shotput: 5. Yaggy, MA, 11.3 meters; 14. Darling, MA, 9.83m; 26. Lester, MA, 7.56m; 34. Fearon, V, 6.63m.
  • Long jump: 1. Darling, MA, 5.88m; 25. Lavigne, MA, 4.36m; 26. Lester, MA, 4.22m; 27. Iliff, MA, 4.12m; 30. Senecal, 3.26m.
  • Triple jump: Darling, MA, 12.04m; 4. Lavigne, MA, 11.43m.

The girls’ results in individual events were:

  • 300: 12. Donaldson, MA, 50.51; 30. Torrey Hanna, V, 57.68.
  • 600: 10. Friend, MA, 2:03.64; 16. Hanna, V, 2:28.4.
  • 55 hurdles: 5. Hill, MA, 11.06.
  • 4X400: 5. MA, 5:23.66 (Hill, Hall, Friend, Donaldson).
  • Shotput: 25. Hanna, V, 4.0m.
  • Long jump: 16. Donaldson, MA, 3.84m
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