Behind a first-place finish from Senior Captain Samantha Coletti and juniors Alexandra Santos, Lily Nolan and Olivia Morse in the Sprint Medley Relay, the Panthers finished 12th in the Sunday, May 1 Division 2 Relay Meet at Marshfield High School. Coletti (1,200) combined with junior Lily Perkins and senior captains Jill O’Leary (800) and Abbie Newman (mile) to take fourth place in the distance medley. Santos, Perkins and senior Olivia Reed took fifth place in the long jump.
The girls’ track & field team improved to 2-1 with a 99-28 win over Quincy at home on Tuesday, May 3. Junior Alexandra Santos with wins in the long jump (16′) and the 100 dash (12.4), along with a second-place finish in the 400 (62.5), and freshman Dorothy Donohue with wins in the 100 hurdles (17.5) and triple jump (31′ 5″) and a second place in the High Jump (4′ 4″) led the way. Other double winners included Senior Captain Samantha Coletti in the 400 (60.1) and 400 hurdles (69.0) and sophomore Julia Cosgrave in the 2 mile (13:38) and discus (48′ 10″.)
The boys’ track team dropped its meet to Plymouth North 94-42 Thursday, April 28. Whitman-Hanson winners were: Matt Evans in the shot put (second in discus), Riley Holland in the discus (second in shot put), Pat Duffey at 800 meters (third in discus and the mile) Dan Cashman had a great day placing second in the high jump, triple jump and was third in the 100.
Whitman-Hanson bounced back Tuesday, May 3, beating Quincy 89-47 as eight W-H boys won events on the way to their first victory of the season.
Winners for W-H were: Shane Walsh in the 100, Bryce Pulkinen in the mile, Billy Martell in the 400, Hurdles Josh Prevetti at 100 hurdles, Pat Duffey in the 800, Lucas Muscoso at two miles, Brian Edwards in the high jump and Dan Vanemringe in the triple jump.
The girls’ track team traveled to Silver Lake High School Thursday April 28, losing to Plymouth North High School by a score of 96-40. Senior Captain Samantha Coletti won both the 400 meter hurdles (1:06.8) and 800 meters (2:20) in the losing effort, while Plymouth North standouts Jordan Callahan and Jackie Sullivan led the Plymouth North squad. W-H’s Alexandra Santos was also impressive winning the 100 meter sprint (12.6) and taking second place in both the 200 (26.9) and long jump (16′ 1″.)