RHS Boys Track Team Too Much for Classical

The Revere High boys track team rolled to its third win of the season with a commanding 104-27 triumph over Lynn Classical last week. The Patriots captured first place in all but two of the events against their Classical opponents.

Mike Fitzpatrick broke his own RHS school record in the 400 intermediate hurdles with a time of 60.8 seconds to capture first place in that event. Fitzy then came back to take first place in the 800 meter run in a time of 2:09 and earn 10 points for the Revere cause on the day.

However, teammate Devin Colon was the top scorer for the Patriots with three firsts and a second place for a total of 18 points. Devin sped to victory in the 100 meter dash in 11.73; outran the field in the 400 meters in 55.8; and took the long jump with a leap of 19-8.5. He concluded his big day with a second in the triple jump with a distance of 37-8.5.

Vito Licata was a double winner for the Pats, taking the shotput with a toss of 40-1 and the discus with a twirl of 129-1, a performance that qualified Vito for the State Meet later this spring.

Other Revere tracksters who came through with first place finishes were Ernesto Bonilla in the mile in 5:07; Brian Collins in the two mile in 11:08; Albion Lici in the 100 high hurdles in 17.82; Edgar Duran in the 200 meter dash in 25.2; and Ricardo Maldonado with a high jump of 5-6. The Patriots’ 4 x 100 relay quartet of Maldonado, Vin DiChiara, Duran, and Jeff Simbert also won their event in a time of 48.8.

Patriots who added three points to the Revere scoresheet with second place efforts were: Karim Sahila in the 400 hurdles in 64.6 and 400 meter dash in 59.1; Maldonado in the 100 meter dash in 12.0; Rawlings Toglon in the mile in 5:28.7; DiChiara in the 100 hurdles in 19.1 and javelin with a toss of 124-7; Zach Primo in the 800 in 2:13; Kyle Gotham in the 200 dash in 25.9; and Simbert with a shotput heave of 36-5.,

Adding single points with third place finishes were: Ben DiGiulio in the 400 hurdles in 72.2; John DelloRusso in the two mile in 11:52; Kristi Nushi in the mile in 5:27; Scott Kane in the 100 hurdles in 19.8; Islam Douane in the 800 in 2:20; Sahila in the triple jump with a landing of 35-5.5; Christian Ortez with a shotput toss of 35-7; Joe Caruso with a discus throw of 90-7; and Tarik Maddrey and Gotham, who tied for third in the high jump with leaps of 5-2.

Coach Jack Mosko and his crew travel to Winthrop tomorrow (Thursday) and to Lynn English next Wednesday. Mosko also will bring a large contingent of his underclassmen to the NEC’s Freshman/Sophomore Meet this Saturday.

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