Thorton sets state record at Massachusetts Championships

The innagural edition of the Massachusetts Scholastic Weight Throw Invitational was held Wednesday evening at the famous Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. Twelve athletes from across the Bay State competed and eight of them left with personal bests. Adrienne Thornton (John D. O’Bryant, Roxbury, MA) won the girl’s competition with a new personal best and state record throw of 48-06.75. On the boy’s side, Shawn Ferrell (Bishop Fenwick, Peabody, MA) won a close competition over Sean Enos (St. John’s Prep, Danvers, MA) with a personal best of 54-06.75. The competition was put together thanks to the hard work of Steve Vaitones and other volunteers.

             2011 Massachusetts Scholastic Weight Throw Invitational
            First Annual - Hosted by USA Track & Field - New England
                       Wednesday, February 23, 2011
                       Reggie Lewis Center, Boston
                         Results - with home towns (and schools)

Girls Weight Throw
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    Name                    Year Team                    Finals
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  1 Adrienne Thornton            Boston    (O'Bryant)    48-06.75 PB (MA Record)
  2 Katie Wilkinson              Peabody   (Bp.Fenwick)  38-11.00 PB
  3 Kristina Moran               Salem     (Bp.Fenwick)  36-05.50 PB
  4 Margaret Depley              Lynn      (Bp.Fenwick)  26-08.50 PB

Boys Weight Throw
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    Name                    Year Team                    Finals
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  1 Shawn Farrell                Peabody    (Bp.Fenwick) 54-06.75 PB
  2 Sean Enos                    Lynnfield  (St.Johns)   54-06.25
  3 Gabriel Arcaro               Burlington (Burlington) 49-00.00 PB
  4 Scott Sheehan                Lynnfield  (St.Johns)   44-10.25
  5 Joe Russo                    Peabody    (Bp.Fenwick) 41-09.25 PB
  6 Joe Hoffman                  Burlington (Burlington) 34-10.50 PB
  7 Thabani Chibanda             Burlington (Burlington) 28-10.75 PB
  8 Jared Hoffman                Burlington (Burlington) 16-06.75

Steve Vaitones
Managing Director
USA Track & Field - New England Association
P.O.Box 1905
Brookline MA 02446-0016
Phone: 617 566 7600
Fax: 617 734 6322
svaitones@usatfne.org
www.usatfne.org
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