Dennis-Yarmouth Girls Take ACL Championship Meet Crown, Boys in 2nd

SOUTH YARMOUTH – The Dennis-Yarmouth girls track & field team put up 162 points last night at the Atlantic Coast League Championship Meet, surpassing Marshfield (140) and Nauset (77), while their male counterparts took second place with 102 points behind a dominant Marshfield boys’ team that finished with 206.5 points. (see below for more photos)

Dennis-Yarmouth's Olivia Miller captures the girls' 100m hurdles at yesterday's Atlantic Coast League championships. Sean Walsh/ Sports

Dennis-Yarmouth’s Olivia Miller captures the girls’ 100m hurdles at yesterday’s Atlantic Coast League championships.
Sean Walsh/ Sports

The Sandwich High Blue Knights boys’ team took third place with 89.5 points.

Falmouth High School’s Alexa Johnson and Craig Green both notched a pair of first place finishes, with Johnson capturing the girls 100m run in 13.14 seconds and the girls’ long jump (16’11”). Green, with all eyes upon the stellar senior sprinter, edged past Dennis-Yarmouth’s Arun Rambhadjan in the boys’ 100m race at 11.02 seconds. Rambhadjan came in second at 11.34. Falmouth’s Wassim Hayek-Hounnod took third in the 100m at 12.45.

Green literally took off from the pack in the boys’ 200m race, which he won with a time of 22.39 seconds. Falmouth teammate Tristan Leachman took a second place at 23.67 and Dennis-Yarmouth’s DeAndre Bennett came in third at 23.85.

Nauset’s Coralea Geraniotis captured the girls’ one-mile run with a time of 5:15.60, as all three top mile spots were taken by Warrior ladies. Madaket Nobili, a freshman, came in second at 5:23.64 and senior Allison Burns came in at 5:25.14 for third place.

Nauset junior Calli Schadt overcame Dennis-Yarmouth speed demon Sydney McCann in the girls’ two-mile run, finishing at a remarkable 12:06.46 to McCann’s 12:15.14. Sandwich High’s Amelia McCartney took third place honors with her time of 12:29.06.

Dennis-Yarmouth’s Olivia Miller took the 100m hurdles (16.90) and teammate Katie Holmes was right behind her in second place with a time of 17.84. (see below for photos)

Dolphin sophomore Julia Paini took second place in the girls’ 400m hurdles (1:10.77) while Sandwich High’s Lexana Andrews came in third place at 1:13.90.

Nauset's Jordon Dash won the 800m race. Sean Walsh/ Sports

Nauset’s Jordon Dash won the 800m race.
Sean Walsh/ Sports

Nauset’s 4×400 meter girls’ relay team took first place honors (4:15.83) and its 4×800 meter relay team also won with a time of 10:39.96.

The girls’ high jump was captured by Falmouth Clipper Natalie Gagnon, only a freshman, who leapt 4’10”. D-Y’s Holmes was second (4’08”) and Hannah Carl came in third (4’08”)

Nauset’s Halle Tickell took second place in the triple jump and D-Y’s Miller was in third place.

Dolphin sophomore Chloe Eressy, as expected, nailed the girls’ shotput with a throw of 36’4.25” and teammates Alexis Whatley (35’07.25) and Abigail Anderson (30’06”) took second and third place, respectively.

Whatley snagged the discus throw by a longshot, sending it 102’04” into the ether. Teammates Jsamine MacFarlane (98’03) and Eressy (93’11) took the next two slots.

The field events proved the Dolphins’ best friend yesterday, in terms of points scored, as Olivia Adamaitis took first place in the javelin (110’05.)

Falmouth’s Jenny DiCecco took second place in the girls 400m dash at 1:05.89. Sandwich High’s Liz Wegman took second in the girls 800m run (2:31.06).

Dennis-Yarmouth’s Hiroto Watanabe and Kenny Dorr blazed to glory in the boys 400m dash, both tying each other in first place at 53.20, a lightning fast time for that event.

Falmouth's High School's Alexa Johnson wins the girls' 100m race. Sean Walsh/ Sports

Falmouth’s High School’s Alexa Johnson wins the girls’ 100m race.
Sean Walsh/ Sports

Nauset’s aptly-named Jordon Dash captured first place in the boys’ 800m race with an exceptional time of 2:08.53, followed by Sandwich’s Brenna Tickell (2:11.71).

The boys’ one mile run was won by Sandwich High School’s Dan Emerson (4:51.72). Brian Brooks, a Nauset freshman, won the two-mile run (10:29.78) and Dennis-Yarmouth’s Cam Hayes took third (10:41.38.).

Dennis-Yarmouth’s Max Parent burned rubber and hightailed it to victory in the boys’ 110m hurdles just necking out Falmouth’s Jack Koss with a time of 16.97 versus 16.99.

Jack Saltier, a Sandwich senior, took second place in the boys 400m hurdles (1:03.85) and Chris Carey from Dennis-Yarmouth took third place (1:04.35).

Falmouth won the boys 4×100 meter relay (48.09) with Green anchoring the squad. The Dolphins took second place and Sandwich came in third place. Dennis-Yarmouth, though, took the 4x400m relay at 3:36.91. Sandwich came in third place (3:52.44).

Kenny Dorr, a senior, nailed the high jump at an even 6’00 feet, Sandwich High’s Jake Carter was second (5’10). D-Y junior Ryan Giffee took fourth.

Marshfield dominated the boys’ shot put and discus events, but Sandwich High senior Colin Deal cracked a dent in Marshfield’s monopoly with a second place javelin throw of 138’10.50”.

Blue Knight teammate Jake Carter win the long jump (19’09.50) and Dolphin-extraordinaire Rambhadjan took second (19’06).

— Sean Walsh is the sports editor for His email is [email protected]. Follow him on Twitter @coachwalshccbm

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