Andover’s Maggie Mullins won the 2-mile race in 10:59.56 at the Division 1 state meet and likely will be the No. 1 seed at All-States on Sunday.
“She has set her legacy as being the fastest distance runner to come through Andover and she has state championships to back it now,” Andover coach Peter Comeau said. “I am so proud of her.”
Andover girls placed seventh as a team with 28 points. Newton North won with 66 points.
Mullins holds the Andover girls track and field program record for the indoor 2-mile, indoor mile and outdoor mile.
Comeau is positive Mullins will break the outdoor 2-mile record this spring.
“She will get it without a doubt,” Comeau said.
Mullins didn’t run as well as she did last week when she won the 2-mile at the MVC meet by recording nearly a nine-second personal best of 10:51.04 and falling just shy of former North Andover great Kirsten Kasper’s three-year-old area record of 10:48.68.
However, Mullins has a shot to break Kasper’s record Sunday.
“She was a tad nervous,” Comeau said of Mullins. “I talked to her after her race and she said she was a little nervous and she thought she could have gone faster.”
Comeau is looking for her to break 10:50 at All-States.
Andover’s Terra Organisciak, Micaela Soucy, Sydney Gillis and Alex Puccia placed second in the 4x200 (1:46.65).
Comeau was disappointed with seventh place after his team finished second last year.
“I am only happen when we win but I was very pleased with the performance of the kids,” he said. “I see there is a lot of potential with the young kids. ... You can’t win every year.”
Team scores: 1. Newton North 66; 2. Lincoln-Sudbury 43.50; 3. Acton-Boxborough 36; 4t. Weymouth 35; 4t. Wachusett 35; 7. Andover 28; 21. Haverhill 6
55 meter dash: 8. Micaela Soucy (Andover) 7.61; 55 hurdles: 7. Courtney Comeau (Andover) 9.06; 2-Mile: 1. Maggie Mullins (Andover) 10:59.56; 1,000: 8. Jackie Solimine (Haverhill) 3:06.18; Mile: 6. Bridget Twomey (Haverhill) 5:18.87; 8. Jillian Meserve (Haverhill) 5:23.76; SP: 8. Cassandra Kobelski (Andover) 33-03 1/2; 4x200: 2. Terra Organisciak, Soucy, Sydney Gillis, Alex Puccia (Andover) 1:46.65; 4x400: 5. Courtney Grygiel, Alex Puccia, Lily Puccia, Abbie Pustis (Andover) 4:08.16; 4x800: 7. Emily Van Antwerp, Sophie Draper, Meagan Mcphee, Emma Lamoreaux (Andover) 9:54.67; 8. Solimine, Haylee Krenzer, Bridget Twomey, Meserve (Haverhill) 10:02.22;
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