CARL RUSSO PHOTOS: After day one of the Eastern Mass. Division 1 track championships on Thursday, the host North Andover boys and girls are faring well.
Action continues Saturday morning at the Alex Farese Memorial Track in North Andover with the boys beginning at 10 a.m. and the girls at 3 p.m. A ton of top athletes will be competing including Central Catholic’s brilliant 100-meter hurdler Katharine Duren.
North Andover girls are in second with 24 points but Concord-Carlisle with 50 points will be tough to catch on Day 2 Saturday. The Scarlet Knight boys are third with 30 points, trailing Acton-Boxboro with 38 and Concord-Carlisle with 32.
Andover’s Conor Moses (1st, 163-2), North Andover’s Will Gossman (162-6) and Methuen’s Ben Daly (157-6) went 1-2-3 in the javelin. North Andover’s Peter Martel was second in the pole vault (12-6) and teammate Tyler Bussell took third in the pentathlon (2,969).
The girls were equally dominant in the javelin with Central’s Adrianna Niles bringing home the gold with a 113-5 heave. Haverhill’s Molly Owen was third, Andover’s Sara Folan fourth and Andover’s Kathleen Yates seventh.
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