Hoosac Valley's Boudreau Wins D6 Title
WESTFIELD, Mass. – Hoosac Valley senior Lilly Boudreau won a Division 6 State Championship on Thursday in the 400 meter hurdles.
Boudreau hit the tape in 67.70 seconds in the finals to beat Kathryn Cahill of Uxbridge (69.07).
Boudreau was the only Berkshire County athlete to take home an individual title on day one of the two-day event that concludes on Saturday at Westfield State University.
Other highlights from Day 1 included Wahconah’s Ariyanna Garceau placing third in the pentathlon.
Garceau was second in the 100 hurdles and third in the long jump and the high jump in the five-event competition.
Mount Greylock’s boys got off to a good start at the D6 meet with Eamonn Hetherington and Ryan Goss each earning points in the discus by placing fourth and sixth, respectively.
With six events scored, the Mount Greylock boys are ninth out of 24 teams earning points.
They completed seven events on the girls side on Thursday. Mount Greylock is in eighth place and Hoosac Valley is in 10th heading into Saturday.
Berkshire County’s top finishers on Thursday included:
200 meters: Sophia Mele, Mount Greylock, 7th, 27.33.
800 meters: Polly Geddes, Monument Mountain, 17th, 2:33.60.
3200 meters: Vera de Jong, Mount Greylock, 19th, 13:00.49.
400 hurdles: Lilly Boudreau, Hoosac Valley, 1st, 67.70; Lily McDermott, Mount Greylock, 4th, 71.10; Kathryn Perrone, Wahconah, 8th, 72.31.
Triple jump: Taibat Ahmed, Taconic, 9th, 32-4.75; Chase Hoey, Mount Greylock, 10th, 31-9.5; 12. Quinn Walton, Wahconah, 12th, 32-3.5.
Discus: Lily Catelotti, Mount Greylock, 5th, 100-0; Talia Kapiloff, Mount Greylock, 9th, 91-7; Olivia Scholz, Hoosac Valley, 11th, 91-2.
Pentathlon: Aryianna Garceau, Wahconah, 3rd, 2,388 points.
800 meters: Quinn McDermott, Mount Greylock, 5th, 2:04.00; Riley Gladu, Wahconah, 12th, 2:10.27.
3200 meters: Justin Levesque, Hoosac Valley, 12th, 10:31.42.
400 hurdles: Brennan Andersen, Wahconah, 10th, 62.14; Vincent Welch, Mount Greylock, 63.65.
Discus: Eamonn Hetherington, Mount Greylock, 4th, 148-9; Ryan Goss, Mount Greylock, 6th, 139-9.
Pentathlon: Alex Perenick, Wahconah, 4th, 2,487 points.