Girls' indoor track


Emily Clark

Weymouth, Senior, Pentathlon
Clark compiled 3,080 points in winning the pentathlon crown. Her throw of 29-11.75 in the shot put was good for fourth among pentathletes at Nike Nationals. The Weymouth captain owns school records in the high jump (5-3.25) and long jump (16-4.25).

Moira Cronin

Andover, Junior, High jump
Cronin was one of the top area athletes at Nike Nationals, finishing fourth in the high jump (5-9.25). Her 5-9 jump was tops in the event at New Englands, and her 5-7 jump at the Division 1 championship established a meet record.

Carla Forbes

Newton North, Freshman, Long jump
The freshman standout has already made national waves, winning the tiple jump at Nike Nationals with a leap of 40-2. Locally, the honor roll student was tops in the long jump (18-8) at All-States and third in the 55-meter dash.

Margo Gillis

Newton North, Junior, 1,000 meters
Gillis captured the 1,000-meter title at All-States with a 2:55.41 finish. She was named Bay State League MVP after helping the Tigers to a 6-0 record this season. Her second-place finish helped Newton North win the Division 1 sectional crown.

Emily Grotz

Oliver Ames, Sophomore, 1,000 meters
Grotz won the 1,000-meter run at the New England Championships, finishing in 2:56.40. She finished second in the event at the Coaches Elite meet and the Division 2 meet. The sophomore set a meet record of 3:04.10 at the Auerbach Frosh-Soph meet.

Kendal Knous

Franklin, Sophomore, 600 meters
The honor roll student took first at All-States by finishing in 1:34.52, the 11th-best 600 time in the nation this year. Knous, a Hockomock League all-star, also ran for the 4 x 800 relay team that took fifth at the New England Championships.

Deanna Latham

Triton, Senior
Latham showcased her varied talents at this year's New England meet, taking first in the 55 hurdles (8.18) and the long jump (18-4.75). In her high school career, she has amassed 14 Cape Ann League titles, 10 Division 3 titles, four state titles and three New England titles.

Kristen McDonagh

Mansfield, Junior, High jump
McDonagh won high jump titles in the All-State (5-8) and Division 2 (5-7) meets. She was runner-up at New Englands, reaching a height of 5-9 but losing in the jump-off. Her performance there broke Mansfield's school record by 5 inches.

Erin Murphy

Bishop Feehan, Senior, 2-mile
Murphy was runner-up at the All-States, finishing in 11:06.51. The honor roll student won the event at the Division 3 meet and was the Eastern Athletic Conference champion. She also runs for the 4 x 800 squad that was second at All-States and New Englands.

Molly O'Dea

Hingham, Senior
O'Dea owns the fastest 55-meter time in the state in 13 years after a blistering trial of 7.19 seconds at the Division 3 meet. The Patriot League all-star earned the Massachusetts title with a 7.20 run at All-States. She plans to attend Boston College for nursing.

Kathy O'Keefe

Newton South, Junior
O'Keefe ran a 4:57 mile at All-States to capture this year's Massachusetts title, redeeming a second-place Division 1 championship finish. The Dual County League all-star also runs for Newton South's 4x800 squad which placed sixth at all-states. She is a cross-country all-scholastic.

Cory Ryan

Norwood, Junior, 300 meters
Ryan ran a PR of 40.47 to take third at New Englands. The Norwood MVP owns this year's Massachusetts 300-dash title and was second in the Division 2 meet. She is a decorated soccer star, and has made a verbal commitment to attend the University of Maryland.


4 x 200

Boston Latin
Boston Latin put on quite a show in the relays this year, as Meisha Brooks, Emma Rice, Alexandra Williams and Tamika Reid outpaced the competition to become the best-ever Massachusetts squad. The quartet's 1:43.17 McIntyre Relay time established a state record. They were also the top squad at the State Coaches, Division 1, and All-State meets. All are seniors except Rice, who is a junior.

4 x 400

Tewksbury's 4 x 400 team of Jess Bridle, Ally Greene, Leanne Tucker, and Ashley Toland took just about every relay title possible this season. The Merrimack Valley Conference champions were first at the Division 2 meet (4:05.03), first at All-States (4:00.34), and first at New Englands (3:58.75). They are 10th on the state's all-time 4 x 400 list. Toland, Tucker, and Greene are all juniors while Bridle is a sophomore.

4 x 800

Lincoln-Sudbury dominated the 4 x 800 relay thanks to the swift legs of Claire Arthur, Marika Crowe, Andrea Keklak, and Maddie Acton. The foursome were tops at New Englands (9:16.51), All-States (9:30.06), and the Division 1 meet (9:27.25). Arthur is the only senior in the group.

coach of the year

Peter Molloy

Tewksbury's 5-0-1 record this season bolstered Molloy's already impressive 10-year haul to 99-30-2. The Merrimack Valley Conference coach of the year helped his girls to a Division 2 state relay title and runner-up finishes in the MVC and the Division 2 championships.

Paul Powell

Bishop Feehan
Powell and his girls put together a 6-0 season in the Eastern Athletic Conference before taking the EAC championships. The Shamrocks also took home wins at the Division 3 state relays and the state meet before finishing third at All-States.

Steve Sawyer

The Generals were a Cape Ann League force this year, winning the small division and open championships before earning the Division 4 4 state crown. This is the third Globe coaching honor for the 2005 Massachusettts Hall of Fame inductee.

Joe Tranchita

Newton North
Tranchita's girls were a perfect 6-0 in the Bay State Conference Carey Division, which they capped off with wins at the Division 1 State Meet and the All-State meet. In his 22 years with Newton North, he has compiled a nearly immaculate 168-1-1 record.


Atlantic Coast
Brockton: Vanessa Clerveaux, Yvette Igbokwe, Alicia Mizell, Rosa Otieno. Dennis-Yarmouth: Megan Barry, Bailey Burke, Meghan Feeney, Megan Maloney, Jordan O'Dea. Falmouth: Kristine Bunker, Kim Cardeiro. Marshfield: Jill Clapp, Jocelyn Hubbard, Meg Landry, Julie McCauley, Courtney Ternullo. Norwell: Shannon Ferguson, Allison Weiler. Plymouth North: Nicole Borofski, Claire O'Donnell. Plymouth South: Jess Wagner. Sandwich: Mikhaela Tropp.

Bay State Conference
Dedham: Meghan St. Preux. Framingham: Amanda Egesi. Milton: Olivia Beaulieu, Emily Hughes, Mairead Kiernan, Cheryl Tran. Newton North: Carla Forbes, Margo Gillis, Emily Hutchinson, Amy Ren, Ariana Tabatabaie, Kayla Wong. Norwood: Lauren Duggan, Cory Ryan, Meghan Underhill. Walpole: Erica Hawley. Wellesley: Jessie Kaliski. Weymouth: Molly Barker, Emily Clark, Jill Corcoran, Rachel Ivil, Bridget Jaklitsch.

Big Three
Durfee: Silvia Cabrera, J'Keya Lynch, Nicole Massoud, Bianca Roberts, Sarah Skillin. New Bedford: Melissa Isidor, Courtney Neves, Kenzie Offley, Margarey Poyant, Haley Sullivan, Courtney Williams.

Boston City
Latin Academy: Steffany Connolly, DiAndrea Galloway. O'Bryant: Roksana Kozub, Emily Prado, Olukemi Salako, Olukemia Salako, Adrienne Thornton, Wendy Unaegbu. Snowden: Elsa-Adriana Perez. South Boston: Shanteana Samuels.

Cape Ann
Hamilton-Wenham: Alison Lanois, Cyrena Shiland, Natalie White. Lynnfield: Meghan Goodwin. North Andover: Candace Waldie. Pentucket: Alanna Poretta. Triton: Deanna Latham, Erin Loughlin.

Dual County
Acton-Boxborough: Ellen Conway, Savanna Craib, Christine Davis, Maya Jarotschuk, Kelsey McGovern, Katie Morris, Sierra Zambrano. Arlington: Emily Chicojay, Rebecca Robinson, Hannah Struever, Lauren Willey. Bedford: Louisa Bauer, Marina Boebel. Boston Latin: Meisha Brooks, Kathy Mello, Tamika Reid, Emma Rice, Alexandra Williams. Concord-Carlisle: Kathleen Dreher, Katie Jessee. Lincoln-Sudbury: Maddie Acton, Claire Arthur, Holly Clarke, Marika Crowe, Caeleigh Georges, Andrea Keklak, Tori Kohler, Sarah Mepham, Leah Potter, Lauren Ready. Newton South: Ezra Banks, Andrea Braver, Melissa Fineman, Anna Laurence, Christie Lee, Kathy O'Keefe, Kyle Remy, Katie Sandson. Notre Dame (Hingham): Ariel Kenyon, Clara King, Corrina Lucini, Molly O'Leary, Kelsey Whitaker. Waltham: Kathryn Sexton, Kara Walsh, Ivy Watts. Wayland: Isabel Stern, Kathryn Washek. Westford: Lexie Brearly, Emily Raczelowski. Weston: Lauren Chow, Abby D'Angelo, Teresa Gerner, Abigail Pohl, Aquene Reed, Alexandra Wheaton.

Eastern Athletic
Bishop Feehan: Anisa Arsenault, Madeline Dodge, Viviana Hanley, Haley Linehan, Elaine Martin, Erin Murphy, Kathleen Powell, Jennifer Thomas. Bishop Stang: Kathryn Darmody, Tess Martin, Sara Murphy, MacKenzie Rodercik. Coyle & Cassidy: Brianna Venturo. East Bridgewater: Kylene Carey, Hailey McKean. Somerset: Cassidy Cabral.

Greater Boston
Cambridge: Charmine Bien-Aime, Jasmine Bien-Aime, Mikaela Boyne, India Brown, Nisa Chamblin. Everett: Maeve Kernan. Malden: Thanh Nguyen, Brendan Provitola. Medford: Ariana Fiorello, Anya Pierre-Louis. Somerville: Natalie David, Alexandra Garcynski, Nicole Genard, Pristine Mei, Iaritza Menjivar, Tayla Plett.

Canton: Amarachi Njoku, Chidimma Nwankwo, Samantha Smith. Franklin: Mary Cole, Alex Giese, Kendal Knous. King Philip: Katie Kelleher. Mansfield: Emily Broyles, Jennifer Esposito, Kristen McDonagh, Jess Verbic, Amanda Zieselman. North Attleborough: Christy Deininger. Oliver Ames: Emily Grotz, Alison Hickey, Alex Murray. Sharon: Ali Kirsch.

Merrimack Valley
Andover: Moira Cronin. Tewksbury: Jess Bridle, Ally Greene, Ashley Toland, Leanne Tucker.

Belmont: Alyson Carter, Christine Ramsey, Julia Russo, Marissa Russo. Burlington: Jen Hamvas, Kristen Humphreys, Alison Jones, Jessica McCarthy, Kiersten Merlino, Ashley Steadman. Lexington: Shannon Boudett, Allyson Crooke, Kristen Fiore, Caroline Hammond, Camila Isern, Dicheson Lin, Danial Mock, Shereen Salem, Emily Walker. Melrose: Jasmin Bertrand-Haliday, Kelli Halligan, Emma McGowan, Bianca St. Fleur. Reading: Chelsee Cheek, Micayla Oniskey, Victoria Perez, Rosemary Soucy. Stoneham: Audrey Genest, Taylor Havican, Lauren Kennedy, Christine Manfra. Wakefield: Sarah DiTonno, Jessica Duffy, Rachel Wong. Watertown: Talia Flores, RAchel Thomas. Winchester: Tessa Mediano. Woburn: O'Melia Colleen, Lexi Galvin, Aimee Rideout.

Old Colony
Attleboro: Terreyana Belin, Alma Conway, Meghan Cutler, Marie Gulino, Kaitlyn Haselton, Emilie Ouellette, Briana Robitaille. Barnstable: Meredith Burbank. Bridgewater-Raynham: Kassandra Aveni, Katie Ayers, Liz Bodensiech, Erin Desrochers, Kim Gabriele, Melissa Laubi, Meghan McDonald, Molloy Pomroy, Jess Sullivan, Jill Wyman. Dartmouth: Riley Marion, Devyn Pryor, Cali Warner.

Hingham: Molly O'Dea.

South Coast
Dighton-Rehoboth: Lindsay Frazier, Amy Neville. Fairhaven: Allysha Silva. Greater New Bedford: Jessica Collins, Ariana Leo, Kyle Roderigues. Old Rochester: Sarah Kassabian, Therese Morris. Seekonk: Victoria Belcher, Krista Chauvin, Vanessa Noelte, Jennifer Salit. Wareham: Marley Harunk, Eileen Tierney.

Archbishop Williams: Erica Gagnon. Arlington Catholic: Rebecca Gonsalves. Austin Prep: Grace Bonaiuto. Bishop Fenwick: Brittany Dolan, Faye Haley, Kristina Moran, Ellen O'Leary, Marial Quezada, Cailyn Webb. Cardinal Spellman: Elizabeth Jordan, Katie Powers, Alannah Vargas, Lauren Ward.

Ashland: Hannah Daley, Katie Dreyer. Holliston: Stephanie Brockhert, Kendra Costello, Vickie Palmeter. Hopkinton: Kim Bolick, Cecily Boyce, Dana Cavedon, Devin Dourney, Emily Jarvis, Kellie Lodge, Tamara Millis, Sam Prescott. Medfield: Kallie Nixon, Alex Stanton, Grace Thole. Norton: Caroline Allen, Courtney Williams. Westwood: Tayla Allen, Lauren Drew, Rachael Keating, Nicky Pettit, Nora Smith.