Lowell High’s Makhara Ung puts everything she has into a discus throw Sunday at the Division 1 Eastern Mass. Track and Field Championships. SUN/DAVID
Lowell High's Makhara Ung puts everything she has into a discus throw Sunday at the Division 1 Eastern Mass. Track and Field Championships. SUN/DAVID H. BROW

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ANDOVER -- Two locals -- Ashley Craig of Westford Academy and Emileigh Glode of Acton-Boxboro -- were crowned champions in the pole vault and 400-meter high hurdles, respectively, during Sunday's Division 1 Eastern Mass. Track and Field Championships at Andover High.

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Cambridge Ridge and Latin won the meet, while local teams Lowell (10th), Acton-Boxboro (11th), Westford Academy (15th), Billerica (16th) and Chelmsford (19th) also were impressive.

On the boys side, PJ Garmon of Billerica in the 800 and Dillon McGee of Westford in the pole vault came away as champions in their respective events.

St. John's Prep won the meet with Acton-Boxboro fourth, followed by Lowell (11th), Westford Academy (12th) and Billerica (14th).

Running in the pack during the girls mile are Chelmsford’s Alli Wood (174) and Lowell’s Kaley Richards (308). Richards finished fifth, while
Running in the pack during the girls mile are Chelmsford's Alli Wood (174) and Lowell's Kaley Richards (308). Richards finished fifth, while Wood placed eighth. SUN/DAVID H. BROW

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GIRLS

Westford

Craig cleared 11 feet, 3 inches in the pole vault to take home the title. Her teammate, Andrea Bert, finished in a tie for fifth (8-9).

Alexa Popp was also fifth in the 400-meter high hurdles in 1:06.77. Also, the 4x400 team with Kate McCluskey, Popp, Rachel Vining and Claire Widmann was fourth in 4:06.17 and the 4x100 team was eighth in 51.27 behind the efforts of Craig, Vining, Nicole Fondots and Amy Kelley.

Acton-Boxboro

Besides Glode, A-B's other place finishers included Sharon Kelman, who tied for fifth in the pole vault at 8-9, Lindsey Sweet, who was sixth in the 400 hurdles in 1:07.36, Sophia Antonioli, who was seventh in the 800 in 2:22.27, and Morgan Doan, who was eighth in the 100 hurdles in 16.


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26. Also, Abby Taussio was second in the pentathlon with 2,512 points.

Lowell

Leyshla Gonzalez was the top individual performer as she was third in the 100 in 12.39 seconds.

She joined Ileana Medina, Danielle Crawford and Kaley Richards in the 4x400 relay with a fifth-place finish in 4:07.18. Richards was fifth in the mile in 5:02.53.

Makhara Ung placed fourth in the discus at 98-11. In the shot put, Sam Carson (33-02) and Tiffanie Chhun (33-01) were sixth and seventh, respectively.

Leading the pack during the mile run is Randy Nong, left, of Lowell. The senior finished second in the event.	SUN/DAVID H. BROWSun staff photos can be
Leading the pack during the mile run is Randy Nong, left, of Lowell. The senior finished second in the event. SUN/DAVID H. BROW

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Olivia Almonte tied for seventh in the pole vault at 8-0.

Billerica

Katie Mulkerin was second in the 400 in 59.60 and Nicole Kelly was the runner-up in the pole vault after clearing 9-0. Victoria Attaya was seventh in the discus at 93 feet and Abby Fisher was eighth in the two mile in 11:43.45.

Chelmsford

The Lions were led by Michelle Jaquint, who placed third in the triple jump at 36-03 and eighth in the long jump at 16-1.25, while MaryLou Ryder was second in the triple jump at 36-6.25 and Alli Wood was eighth in the mile in 5:11.50.

BOYS

Billerica

Garmon cruised to an 800-meter victory, finishing in 1:54.75, just missing out on a meet record. He was also a part of the second-place 4x800 relay team, joining Steve Fulgoni, Felipe Freitas and Kevin Harris in 3:24.32. Harris was also fourth in the 200 in 22.64, while Fulgoni was eighth in the 200 in 23.53.

Westford

McGee cleared 13-3 to take the top spot in the pole vault. He was followed by teammates Liam Donaher and Kyle Dutton, who finished second and third, both clearing 11-9. Cody Trudel was eighth in the long jump at 20-5.50.

Acton-Boxboro

Matt Dutton was a double place finisher, taking second in the shot put at 52-04 and fourth in the discus at 140-05. Jeremy Thaller was second in the 100 in 11.05.

Will Tejeda was third in the long jump (21-03.75) and Benjamin Glover was seventh in the 800 in 2:00.51 to round out the individuals. The 4x100 relay team of Thaller, Tejeda, Jeremy Wang and Peter Murphy was third in 43.69. Henry Grover was second in the pentathlon with 2,969 points.

Lowell

Lowell was led by Randy Nong, who was second in the mile in 4:23.96, Johnny Abraham, who was third in the two mile in 9:26.21, and Bobby Panagiotopoulos, who was fifth in the pole vault at 10-6.

The 4x800 relay team of Tyler Richards, Andrew Whitney, Abraham and Nong was second in 4:23.96.