Colin Mathis

Milton's Colin Mathis caught mid-air during the long jump at the April 27 track meet in St. Albans. 

ST. ALBANS — Milton Track and Field athletes performed well Tuesday evening in St. Albans.

The meet, hosted by BFA-St. Albans, was held April 27 at Collins Perley Sports Complex. It included included many disciplines and many area schools. 

Track

On the track, Yellow Jacket men and women left with strong results.

Milton's Kyle Brown took first place and set a personal record in the 100-meter dash. Dominic Douglass took sixth. 

Colin Mathis won the 200-meter dash and Brown finished in fourth. In the 1,500-meter race, Michael McNeil took fifth.

While Milton's men performed well at the shorter distances, the women had strong showings in the longer races. 

Ella Dykeman finished inside the top ten in the 800-meter dash, snagging eighth place. Sofia Troland, Anna Kaigle and Taylor Dowling all finished within the top ten in the 1,500-meter race, in third, fourth and seventh, respectively. 

Yellow Jacket men and women also excelled during the relays. In the men's 4x100 relay, Milton's team, comprised of Brown, Douglass, Colby Allard and Mathis, took second. In the 4x400, Allard, Ethan Roussin, Carson Cowhig and Michael McNeil finished in third. 

In the women's 4x400, Ana Dykeman, Kaigle, Ella Dykeman and Troland finished in third.

Field

Nora Hedman made Milton proud in the shot put and discus competitions, setting personal records in both and finishing in third and seventh respectively. 

Morgan Jones finished inside the top ten in the shot put and so did Mallory Chalmers and Hedman in the javelin. 

Chalmers also competed in the high jump and long jump, finishing inside the top five in each. Ella Dykeman set a person record in the pole vault. 

On the men's side, Roussin finished inside the top ten in the javelin.  

Milton's Dan Moshovetis won the high jump and set a personal record. Brown finished behind him with a personal record in second, and Omar Moran slid into the top ten with a personal record in seventh. 

In the long jump, Mathis finished in second. 


Milton Track and Field will next compete at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5 at home. 

Ari Beauregard and Ruthie Laroche contributed these photos. 

Written By

Staff Writer

Bridget Higdon is a Staff Writer. She was previously the editor-in-chief of The Vermont Cynic, UVM's independent newspaper. She’s been published in Seven Days, Editor & Publisher and Vermont Vacation Guide. She likes to cook and explore Vermont by bike.

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