NORTHAMPTON, Mass. ---- Freshmen Nick Vaughn and Alex MacMillan of the Massasoit CC track and field team each posted top-10 finishes in two events en route to qualifying for the NJCAA Nationals at the Smith Pioneer Invitational on Saturday.
4x100 (MacMillan, Piragis, M.Vaughn, N.Vaughn) finished third in 47.16
Jacob Hume (Brockton) placed third in the triple-jump (10.95m/35-11.25)
Mitch Vaughn (Kingston) tied for third in the high jump (1.73m/5-8)
Alex MacMillan tied for third in the high jump (1.73m/5-8)
Rokas Piragis (Brockton) placing fifth in the 800m (2:10.90)
On the women's side, Kerry O'Neil (Stoughton) and Rosie Debrito (Brockton) each just missed out on a top-10 performances. O'Neil placed 13th in the 5,000m race, posting a time of 22:54.53, while Debrito also finished 13th in the 400m race (1:14.17).
Debrito also competed in the 200m and long jump, while teammate Emely Abellard (Brockton) took part in the 100m and 200m races.