Four Upper Valley athletes post top-10 finishes at New England meet

Lea Perreard

Lea Perreard

Staff reports

Published: 06-09-2024 2:50 PM

Modified: 06-11-2024 1:24 PM


DURHAM, N.H. — Newport High’s Kyle Ashley, who graduated last week and will attend the Naval Academy, finished fourth in the javelin at the New England High School Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the University of New Hampshire on Saturday.

Ashley’s best throw was 173 feet, 2 inches, about 20 feet shy of the winning throw by Concord senior Nick Reynolds. It also represented a best place finish from a significant Upper Valley cohort at the meet.

Hanover senior Lucian Gleiser was sixth in the boys 800-meter run, Hanover senior James Chafouleas took seventh in the javelin, Newport junior Maddox Lovely finished seventh in the girls 100-meter hurdles and Hanover sophomore Lea Perreard was 10th in the girls 1,600.

Other top finishes from area competitors:

Mascoma: Georgia Kondi. sophomore (eighth, girls discus; ninth, girls shot put).

Thetford: Ulysses Junker-Boyce, junior (14th, boys 200 dash; eighth, boys long jump); Ben Mattern, senior (16th, boys 1,600 run); Sebastian Perdrizet, freshman (19th, boys trip  le jump).

Hanover: Girls 4x800 relay team (Lea Perreard, Megan Faris, Millie Larrick, Alice Bell, 13th); Andrew Valentino, junior (17th, boys 3,200).

Hartford: Bennett Moreno, junior (10th, boys 800 run); Ayodele Lowe, junior (16th, boys long jump); Jordan Davis, senior (19th, boys javelin).

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Newport: Maddox Lovely (20th, girls 300 hurdles; 19th, girls long jump).

Rivendell: Sydney Schoenbeck, sophomore (18th, girls 300 hurdles; 21st, girls long jump).

White River Valley: Ani ta Miller, senior (21st, girls 1,600 run).

CORRECTION: Hanover senio r James Chafouleas took seventh in the javelin at the New England High School Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the University of New Hampshire on Saturday. Chafouleas was inadvertently left out of a previous version of this story.