Warriors will compete on Sunday at Durfee High School

FALL RIVER — The Wakefield Memorial High boys’ outdoor track team will be well represented in the Div. 3 state meet which will be held on Sunday at Durfee High School. The meet begins at 1 p.m.

The Warriors have 26 athletes who have qualified and several of them have qualified to compete in more than event.

In the high jump, senior Pat Casaletto has qualified to compete. Casaletto has also qualified for the long jump as well and he will joined in that event by Jian Glenn Gallardo, a junior.

Joe Hurton, a senior, is slated to compete in the triple jump.

Wakefield has two throwers in the shot put as senior Ben Joly and freshman Pat Redmond have made the cut.

Kevin Russo, a junior, is the lone Warrior representative in the javelin.

Three sprinters will be in the 100 meter dash. Eric Chi, a junior, Russo and freshman Henry Stikeman are the three Wakefield runners in the event. Chi has also qualified for the 200 meter dash.

In the 400 meter run, Hurton has qualified to run.

The Warriors are well represented in the 800 meter run with seniors Jackson Gallagher and Ian Ritchie and junior Alec Rodgers.

Ritchie and Rodgers have also made the cut for the mile along with Adam Roberto, a sophomore.

In the two mile, junior Rich Custodio (10:21.18) and Roberto (10:24.5) are Wakefield’s qualifiers.

Brian Dickey, a senior, has qualified for the 400 hurdles with a time of 1:01.38.

Wakefield also has three relays that have run the state meet standard to get in.

The four runners for the 4×100 relay could include Gallard, Russo, sophomore Dan Sallade, Chi, Stikeman and senior Kyle Geaney.

The 4×400 relay team could include senior Cam Yasi, Hurton, Ritchie, Gallagher, senior Tyler Strauss, Rodgers and Gallardo as the four competitors.

The 4×800 relay team could consist of a number of runners for the quartet. They are junior Alex Guerriero, sophomore Ryan Sullivan, junior Tyler Whipple, freshman Matt Greatorex, freshman Tom Lucey, sophomore Dave Melanson, junior Chirs Skeldon and Custodio.

Alex McKenna, a sophomore, has qualified to compete in the pentathlon on Sunday as well.