DS’ Britt makes history in two-mile

Dover-Sherborn sophomore Caitlin Britt (pictured) is all smiles shortly after breaking the school record in the two-mile (12:21.5) during DS indoor track’s meet with Millis on Thursday night at Wheaton College. Photos by Maura Bennett

By Michael Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Dover-Sherborn Regional indoor track team took on TVL foe Millis on Thursday at Wheaton College. The DS boys earned a dominant 74-12 victory to move to 2-0 on the young season, while the girls fell 53-24, but had several notable individual performances.

Sophomore Caitlin Britt broke the school record in the two-mile with personal record time of 12:21.5 to place first in the event. Senior Aznive Gigarjian tossed a personal best 27/7” shot put. Junior Tatum Evans placed first in both the 55-meter and 300-meter dashes. Sophomore Evan Charneski tied her personal best in the high jump (5’6”) and won the event for the Raiders. Senior Priscilla Tso placed third in the 55-meter dash.

On the boys side, junior Ben Williams won the shot put with a personal record throw of 39’10”, while senior Tylan Mendes placed second in the event.

Mendes won the 55-meter dash with junior Sam Little placing second and senior Owen Mandel placing third. Beck Schutte, James Gibbons, George Milne, Owen Bingham, Aiden Hirsch, Ben Banerjee, Jack Xue, and Shayne Williams all ran personal record times in the 55-meter dash.

Sam Little won the 300-meter dash with Mendes placing second. Bradley Peterson and Owen Bingham also ran personal record times in the 300. Junior Owen Wiemeyer led the DS boys to a sweep of the 600-meter dash, with juniors Will Brown and Chris Mutch also running personal record times.

Senior Scott Sirri won the 1000-meter dash with a personal record time and also placed first in the two-mile.

Sophomore Noah Guarini won the mile with a personal record time of 4:52.2. Senior Martin Bleakley ran a personal record time of 5:02.5 with Joe Collins and Cam Thompson also running personal record times in the mile.

Senior Danny Benntt, Will Brown, and George Milne swept the high jump for DS with Bennett and Brown jumping a personal record 5’10.” Senior Brooks Burt led a DS sweep of the 55-meter hurdles with a personal record along with Bennett and Mutch, also attained PR’s. Burt, Bennett, Guarini, and Brown led DS to a victory in the 4x400 relay to cap off the night.

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