NewburyportNews.com, Newburyport, MA

June 3, 2013

Amesbury's Mroz qualifies for New England Championships


Newburyport Daily News

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All-State Championships

Amesbury senior Perry Mroz broke the school record in the shot put with a throw of 55-1 1/2 at the All-State Championships at Westfield State University. Chris Wyman set the previous record of 53-7 3/4 in 1982. Mroz qualified for the New England Track and Field Championships in New Britain, Conn., this weekend. Marissa Randall broke the Amesbury school record in the shot put with a throw of 35-10 1/2. Evan King (javelin), Patrick Halloran (400-meter hurdles), Isabell Prussman, Emily Martin and Curran O’Connor also competed for Amesbury.

For Newburyport, Steve Preston (shot put, 48-10 3/4), Joe Santo (2-mile, 10:00) and Tom Graham (400, 50.06) competed. Nick Carleo scratched due to an illness.

U14 Baseball

Andover 3, Newburyport 2

Jake Valcich pitched five shutout innings, striking out eight batters and allowing just two hits. Erik March, Quin Stott and Myles Maloof contributed with hits.

Andover 7, Newburyport 0

Erik March and Brian Hadden pitched a combined six innings striking out five batters. Quin Stott, Jake Valcich, Joel Skaff, Max Leonard and Tommy Furlong all contributed with hits.