Joining Stevens and Darsney on the podium for Triton was Brandon Duford, who placed third in the pole vault by clearing 11-6, along with Mark Theberge, who placed sixth in the shot put (45-5 1/4). Stevens, Darsney, Duford and Theberge will all advance to All States.
For Amesbury, Patrick Halloran placed second in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 57.48, which is a new school record, and also placed eighth in the 800-meter run (2:05). Heath King placed third in the pole vault (11-3); Julia Shorter placed third in the mile (5:25); Isabell Prussman placed third in the long jump; Doug Masi placed fourth in the pole vault (10-9); Adam Elfiki placed fourth in the 110-meter hurdles (15.82); Lacey Raymond placed eighth in the girls pole vault and Keith Merchant placed eighth in the 100-meter dash. Randall, Shorter, Prussman, Halloran, King, Masi and Elfiki will each advance to the All State meet.
Finally from Newburyport, Tom Graham placed fourth in the 800-meters (1:58.59, a new personal best); Chris Orlando placed fourth in the 2 mile (9:57); Joe Molvar placed sixth in the 2 mile (10:06); the 4x800 relay team of Orlando, Gabe Ficht, Molvar and Carleo placed fourth (8:37) and Lily Eagan placed fifth in the 400-meter hurdles (68.3) and sixth in the pole vault (7-9). All will advance to All States.
Triton 4, Austin Prep 1
Triton beat No. 2 seeded Austin Prep (13-3) by a score of 4-1 in the Division III North quarterfinals on Saturday. The Vikings swept the Cougars in the singles matches, with Travis Mihalchick winning 6-4, 6-7, 7-5 at first singles, John DiDonato winning 7-5, 7-5 at second singles and Andrew McGrath winning 6-1, 5-7, 6-1 at third singles. In addition, the team of Sam Ross and Eric Ninthala won 6-1, 6-1 at first doubles. With the win, Triton is now 13-5 and has set a new school record for most wins in a season. The Vikings will now advance to face North Reading in the North Semifinals Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.