Pawtucket Times

Trio claim multiple titles at Classic

Stamatelat­os, Robinson-O’Hagan, McCann-Carter shine Saturday at Conley

- By BRENDAN McGAIR bmcgair@pawtuckett­imes.com Follow Brendan McGair on Twitter @BWMcGair03

PROVIDENCE – Woonsocket’s Tarik Robinson-O’Hagan tasted gold three times at Saturday’s Classical Classic, held at Conley Stadium. The Villa Novan senior and Ole Miss-bound thrower copped first place in the shot (64-11½ ), discus (161-7) and the hammer (235-1).

North Smithfield’s Matthew Stamatelat­os also left Conley Stadium as a winner in multiple events. He swept the hurdle events, capturing the 110 high hurdles with a time of 15.40. He was also first in the 300 hurdles where he crossed the line in 42.55.

Another local winner in multiple events was St. Raphael junior Ethan McCann-Carter, who placed first in the high jump (six feet even) and the long jump (21-11). He also placed second in the triple jump (41-6½).

Cumberland senior Alex DeStefano ruled the pole vault (11 feet even).

Also on the boys’ side, St. Raphael junior Pedro Mayol proved he still had plenty left in the tank one day after helping the Saints nearly pull off top honors in the Championsh­ip Distance Medley Relay at the prestigiou­s Penn Relays. At the Classical Classic, Mayol placed third in the 400 (51.57).

Lincoln junior Nathan Evans took home fifth in the boys’ 3,000 (9:03.16) while the Cumberland 4x800 meter relay of Henry Dennen, Wheaton Harvey, Nick Zerva and Ryan Phelan placed third with a time of 8:42.76.

In the girls’ portion of the Classical Classic, Cumberland junior Grace Carr dominated the field in the 600 en route to posting a winning time of 2:18.61. Cumberland senior Eden Gutierrez grabbed second in the 200 (27.11) while St. Raphael senior Elizabeth Murphy took second in the high jump (five feet even). Cumberland junior Alyssa Yankee grabbed second in the shot put (36-4) while Lincoln senior Emma Brunelle placed second in the discus (105-7).

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