Published April 17, 2019

LYNNFIELD — The LHS boys’ track and field team opened up their 2019 season in spectacular fashion scoring double wins on the brand new track at the Middle School on April 10. The Pioneers beat Hamilton-Wenham 109-35 and followed that up with a huge 77-69 win over Pentucket. 

It was a cold but exciting day in Lynnfield as the Pioneers start their season 2-0 for the first time in 10 years. 

“Hopefully we can continue to improve as a team and put together a few more wins this year,” said Lynnfield head coach Bill Wallace. 

THE NEW TRACK at Lynnfield Middle School was open for business for the first meet of the LHS spring track teams’ season on April 10. The Pioneer girls’ and boys’ teams combined to go 3-1 during their first home meet in five years. (Jane Tremblay Photo)

The Pioneers had three athletes get two first place finishes

Alejandro Lynch had two first-place finishes one in the 400 hurdles (1:07.09) and one in the shot put (38’8). 

John Lee also had a two-win day, taking first in the 100 meters (12.07) and the high jump (5’7). 

Brett Cohee won two events, the triple jump (41’9) and the 200 meters (24.07). 

Jack Campbell took home first place in the 800 meters in 2:18.31. 

Anthony Hunt won the 400 meters in a time of 57.95. 

Patrick Walsh won the two mile in 10:57.47. 

Joe Connelly got first in the javelin with a 122’8. 

Cam Comeau threw for first in the discus with a 96’9. 

Tommy Hauser won the long jump with a 19’1.

The 4×100 relay team, consisting of Hauser, Lee, Max Sieger and Cohee qualified for states with a time of 45.95. 

Ryan Bey also qualified for states in the vault with a height of 10 feet. 

A few of the varsity athletes will be competing this Saturday in the Haverhill Invitational. The rest of the team will compete at the next meet on April 24 in Amesbury.