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Arlington 3rd in MIAA D2 track; Oosting takes 2-mile

Ryan Oosting, Adam Elyounssi, Jeff Candell, Roger Buckley, Coach Justin Bourassa
From left last spring, Ryan Oosting, Adam Elyounssi, Jeff Candell, Roger Buckley and Coach Justin Bourassa.

Arlington came in third among the three competing in the MIAA Division 2 Track & Field Championships at Reggie Lewis Track Center on Friday, Feb. 15, behind Wellesley and Lincoln-Sudbury. The top three beat the previous meet record of 8:09.16.

AHS senior Ryan Oosting won the 2-mile.

The top boys' team results were 1. Wellesley, 61; 2. North Andover, 57; 3. Central Catholic, 43; and 4. Arlington, 34.

Here is how Arlington boys fared:

600m — No 2. Roger Buckley, Arlington, 1:22.37, just behind Brenden LaForest, Westfield, 1:22.04.

1000m — No 3. Jeff Candell, Arlington, 2:34, behind No. 1. Donovan Kro, Holyoke, 2:33.25; and 2. Jackson O'Toole, Wellesley.

2-mile — 1. Oosting, Arlington, 9:25.48; 2. Colby Zarle, Wellesley, 9:33.51; 3. Christopher Ratcliffe, Concord-Carlisle, 9:40.81; 4. William Chaffin, Concord-Carlisle, 9:44.77; 5. Miles Harrison, Arlington, 9:48.17.

Oosting named top Mass. runner by Gatorade 

Ryan Oosting, a senior at Arlington High School, has been named the Gatorade Boys XC Runner of the Year for Massachusetts, the Boston Herald reports

AHS Principal Matt Janger reports Oosting is part of a 30-plus-year legacy that includes such past winners as Edward Cheserek, Peyton Manning, Abby Wambach, Karl-Anthony Towns, Derek Jeter and many other sports icons. The Gatorade Player of the Year program recognizes the nation’s most elite high school student-athletes not only for outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character.

Janger congratulated Oosting, coaches Kevin Richardson and Justin Bourassa, the entire coaching team and the Ponder XC team for this achievement.

The 6-foot-1, 155-pound senior won the Division I state meet this past season with a time of 15:52.75, breaking the tape 14.42 seconds ahead of his next-closest competitor and leading the Spy Ponders to a fourth-place finish as a team.

Oosting won the Nike Cross National Northeast Regional championships by 16.7 seconds and then finished 12th at the NXN Final to earn All-American status.

He represented the Netherlands at the Under-20 European Cross Country Championships in December, covering the 6.3-kilometer course in 19:02 to finish 19th.

He plans to attend Stanford University.


This news announcement was published Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, and updated Feb. 16.

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