WAKEFIELD — Eight members of the Wakefield Memorial High School spring girls’ track and field team were named Middlesex League All-Stars this season.
Junior Sammy Seabury was an All-Conference All-Star as the best in the league in the two mile as she got first in the league meet with a time of 11:20. Seabury got first in the event in every regular season meet for the Warriors. She won a state championship in the two mile, getting first at the Div. 2 North state meet and went on to break the school’s record in the two mile of 11:10 set in 1994 by running it in 11:07 for 5th overall at the All-State meet.
“Sammy Seabury’s season was absolutely phenomenal,” said head coach Karen Barrett. “Getting all conference, going undefeated and breaking a long standing high school record is amazing. I could not be more proud.”
Senior Elina Olmedo was named an All-Star in the 800 meters. She finished 8th in the 800 at the league meet with a PR of 2:30 and 9th in the event at the state meet with a new PR of 2:29.40.
Junior Maeve Recene earned an All-Star in the 400 meters. She got 7th in the 400 at the league meet in 63.6 and improved on that in the state meet where she got 5th overall in the event with a time of 61.75.
Junior Ashlee Purcell is an All-Star in the 200 meters. She made it to the finals of the league meet in both the 200 and the long jump. She got top 10 in the long jump and 6th in the 200.
Junior Jade Roycroft was named an All-Star in the 100 meters, an event she won multiple times throughout the regular season. She also teamed up with Purcell, ReignYah Grant and Gabriella Minasian to get 8th in the state meet in the 4×100.
Junior Bailey McDevitt was an All-Star in the shot put. She got 10th in the shot at the state meet with a 29’10”. She also got third in the javelin at states with a 105’06” and advanced to the All-State meet where she got 9th.
Sophomore Madison Nett is an All-Star in the one mile. She got 7th in the mile at the league meet with a 5:43 and improved to 5:39.81 at the state meet to get 9th overall.
Freshman Lauren Mangarelli was an All-Star in the shot put. She got 14th at the state meet with a 28’06.75.