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Every 2024 MetroWest and Milford winter state champion in track & field and golf

There's a lot to keep up with this time of year. Holiday weekends. Graduation. Various spring state tournaments and championships.

We understand. We've got you covered just like we did all winter.

Here's every athlete and team from MetroWest and the Milford area that won a state championship this spring:

Individuals

Matthew Acquah, Natick

He cleared 46 feet, 7.75 inches to win the Division 1 boys triple jump crown. He followed up his Division 1 title with an MIAA Meet of Champions gold medal in the triple jump. Acquah leapt 47 feet, 4.5 inches

Nico Begic, Lincoln-Sudbury

He sprinted to the boys 200-meter Division 1 title in 21.65 seconds, just .05 seconds ahead of second-place. The sophomore followed that up with all-state championship in the 400 (48.59), emerging from the unseeded section.

Haley Bilodeau, Blackstone Valley Tech

She maneuvered around the track to win the Division 3 400 hurdles in 1 minutes, 3.4 seconds, setting a meet record in the process.

Kayla Bohlin, Wellesley

She broke the tape in the 800 (2:15.25) at the Division 2 championship meet.

Alice Brambati, Hopkinton

She covered 36-1 in the triple jump to claim a Division 2 title.

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Christopher Brooks, Wellesley

He set the Division 2 state championships meet record in the boys 200 in 21.35 seconds and won the gold in the 100 in 10.72, just .01 seconds ahead of second place.

Alex Chen, Westborough

He beat out three teammates to win the Division 3 pole vault title at 13-6. The top four finishers were from Westborough.

Annie Comella, Wellesley

She sprinted to first in both the 100 (12.32) and 200 (24.88) at the Division 2 championship meet.

Franklin High School track discus thrower Lily DeForge, at practice, May 2, 2024.
Franklin High School track discus thrower Lily DeForge, at practice, May 2, 2024.

Lily DeForge, Franklin

She was first in the Division 1 discus at 133-9.

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Framingham High School senior Abby Desmarais practicing at Fore Kicks II in Marlborough, Feb. 19, 2024.
Framingham High School senior Abby Desmarais practicing at Fore Kicks II in Marlborough, Feb. 19, 2024.

Abby Desmarais, Framingham

She sprinted to another state championship, claiming the Division 1 100 in 11.93 seconds.

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Sarah Dumas, Franklin

She followed her Division 1 pentathlon victory (3346 points) with two individual event championships. Dumas won the 100 hurdles in 14.29 seconds the the 400 hurdles in 1:03.16 seconds. The Penn-bound senior also captured the 100-meter hurdles title at the Meet of Champions (14.27).

Franklin High School track javelin thrower Liz Hopkins, at practice, May 2, 2024.
Franklin High School track javelin thrower Liz Hopkins, at practice, May 2, 2024.

Elizabeth Hopkins, Franklin

She threw the javelin 137-2 to place first in the Division 1 meet.

Josie Hopkins, Hopkinton

She scored 2,782 points to win the Division 2 girls pentathlon.

Charity Johnson, Medway

She dominated the throwing events at the Division 5 state championships. Johnson set a meet record in the discus at 130 feet and won the shot put at 38 feet.

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Kenny Kalvinek, Blackstone Valley Tech

He won the Division 3 discus at 164-07.

Holliston junior, far left, Maggie Kuchman won the Division 2 state girls cross country championship this fall.
Holliston junior, far left, Maggie Kuchman won the Division 2 state girls cross country championship this fall.

Maggie Kuchman, Holliston

She added to her impressive haul this season that includes a cross-country crown and indoor medals. Kuchman was first in the Division 4 girls 900 (2:17.31).

Algonquin junior Olivia LaBelle competes in the 100m hurdles during the MIAA Meet of Champions on Saturday June 03, 2023 at Fitchburg State University.
Algonquin junior Olivia LaBelle competes in the 100m hurdles during the MIAA Meet of Champions on Saturday June 03, 2023 at Fitchburg State University.

Olivia LaBelle, Algonquin

She soared over the 100 hurdles in 14.57 seconds to earn a Division 2 title.

BOSTON - Algonquin’s Miles Lipka hits the bar on his last jump during the indoor track and field championship Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Center.
BOSTON - Algonquin’s Miles Lipka hits the bar on his last jump during the indoor track and field championship Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Center.

Miles Lipka, Algonquin

He cleared 6-4 to capture the Division 2 boys high jump title.

Wellesley's Eli Merritt leads the pack while taking the turn onto Boylston Street in the BBA Boys Invitational Mile on Saturday, April 13, 2024 in Boston. Behind him are Wellesley's Max Hoffman (No. 5) and Natick's Sean Fleming (No. 4).
Wellesley's Eli Merritt leads the pack while taking the turn onto Boylston Street in the BBA Boys Invitational Mile on Saturday, April 13, 2024 in Boston. Behind him are Wellesley's Max Hoffman (No. 5) and Natick's Sean Fleming (No. 4).

Eli Merritt, Wellesley

He was first in the boys 800 (1:56.11) and mile (4:18.3) at the Division 2 state meet.

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BOSTON - Lincoln-Sudbury’s Gabrielle Pierre jumps her way to a second place finish in the long jump during the indoor track and field championship Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Center.
BOSTON - Lincoln-Sudbury’s Gabrielle Pierre jumps her way to a second place finish in the long jump during the indoor track and field championship Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Center.

Gabrielle Pierre, Lincoln-Sudbury

She leapt 40 feet, 10 inches to take first in the triple jump at the Meet of Champions. That was nearly three feet further than the field, composed of the state's best jumpers. She claimed her second gold medal of the Meet of champions by winning the long jump (19-7.75) to set the top mark in the state this year. Pierre also dominated the horizontal jumps at the Division 1 state championships. She cleared 43 feet in the triple jump, winning comfortably and setting the No. 2 mark in the U.S. this year. Pierre qualified for the U20 national championships and is a foot shy of qualifying for the Olympic trials. Pierre was first in the long jump at 19-2.

Parker Rogers, Marlborough

He was first in the discus at 167-06, winning the Division 4 crown.

James Scott, Franklin

He launched the javelin 165-2 and won the Division 1 boys championship.

BOSTON - Wellesley’s Charlotte Tuxbury wins the 1 mile race during the indoor track and field championship Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Center.
BOSTON - Wellesley’s Charlotte Tuxbury wins the 1 mile race during the indoor track and field championship Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Center.

Charlotte Tuxbury, Wellesley

She set a Division 2 meet record in the mile in 4:54.56 and completed the distance double with a gold medal in the two-mile.

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Katelyn Winchester, Westborough

She cleared 10 feet, 7 inches to win the Division 3 pole vault title, as the Rangers went 1-2-3.

Teams

Algonquin Girls 4x100

The team of Arianna Gentile, Olivia LaBelle, Mackenzie Clark and Audrey Helwig sprinted to a Division 2 title in 48.86 seconds. They proved their mettle against the state's best with a gold medal at the Meet of Champions (48.74).

Franklin girls track & field

The Panthers won five individual events and scored 74 points to claim the Division 1 team title.

Framingham girls 4x400

Ava Lombardo, Sasha Lamakina, Catelyn Last and Abby Desmarais proved their mastery of the oval with a Meet of Champions title in 3:54.44.

Natick Unified track & field

The Redhawks claimed their second straight title at home. They won four events and scored 254 points, more than the second and third place teams combined.

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The Redhawks triumphed for their second title in the past three years.

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Tri-County softball

The Cougars claimed the state vocational championship with a 7-3 victory against Minuteman. Breann MacMillan was 4-for-4 with two RBIs and scored two runs. It was the Cougars' first title in program history. Nicole Ayre was 3-for-3, and Ava Cossette had two hits, two stolen bases and scored two runs for Tri-County. Cougars freshman Neila Schweitzer launched a two-run homer among her two hits and threw four innings on the mound. Tri-County's Elle Marshall also homered and pitched three innings, while Kaleigh Stenstrom tripled.

Wellesley boys 4x100

They narrowly broke the tape at the Division 2 state championships, winning gold in 42.07 seconds. Brooks anchored the team with Matthew Yen, Matthew Leibman and James Hoffman in front of him.

Wellesley girls track & field

They piled up 101 points to win the Division 2 team title. Raiders won five individual events and two relays.

Wellesley girls 4x400

The Raiders broke the tape for a Division 2 championship in 4:02.4 seconds. Delaney Dyer, Emma Tuxbury, Bohlin and Sydney Kim passed the baton.

Wellesley girls 4x800

The team of Charlotte Tuxbury, Emma Tuxbury, Delaney Dyer and Kayla Bohlin pulled away from the field to claim a Division 2 gold medal in 9:30.49.

This article originally appeared on MetroWest Daily News: MetroWest and Milford 2024 MIAA spring state champions