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February 24, 2014

Triton's Mark Boyle wins Division III championship

Wrestling

Division III meet

Triton senior Mark Boyle took first place at the Division III meet this past weekend, beating Mt. Greylock’s Johnny Colon in the 182-pound division finals to claim the Division III championship.

Boyle’s victory highlighted a day of excellent performances by local competitors, which also included a second-place finish in the 126-pound division for Pentucket’s Josh Wesolowski. Overall, eight athletes will move on to next Friday’s All-State Tournament at the Tsongas Arena in Lowell, including Triton’s Boyle, Jake Durkin (4th place at 126), Luke Boyle (4th place at 145) and John Boyle (5th place at 152); Pentucket’s Wesolowski and Noah Mahli (4th place at 170); and Georgetown-Ipswich’s Derek Chamberlain (4th place at 195) and Constantine Galanis (5th at 138).

Others who competed included Triton’s Brody Johnson, Cody Nixon, Charlie Frauenfelder and Alex Moffat; Pentucket’s Kyle Knox; and Georgetown-Ipswich’s Matt Carey, Mike Gallanar, Carsten LaPlante and Mark Mansfield.

Overall, Triton placed No. 6 at the meet, Pentucket placed No. 15 and Georgetown-Ipswich placed No. 31

Indoor Track

All-State Indoor Championships

Triton’s Kerstin Darsney had a big day at this weekend’s All-State Indoor Championships, placing third in the state in the high jump with a jump of 5 feet, 6 inches, and 11th in the state in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 9.01.

Triton also got strong performances in the shot put, with Marissa Randall placing 11th with a throw of 35feet, 8.5 inches, and in the 2-mile, with Liz Willmonton finishing 23rd with a time of 12:15.91. Overall, the Triton girls placed 24th with six total points.

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