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posted Mar 2, 2020, 9:26 AM by Christine Guerette
Robertson-McIntire, Duso, Martin, Frazee strong against region's best
By Staff | Mar 01, 2020
Courtesy of: Jane RobertsonFrom left, Belfast Area High School's Jon Duso, Cole Martin, Junne Robertson-McIntire and Lia Frazee, New England high school indoor track qualifiers and competitors.

BOSTON, MASS. — Belfast Area High School saw four of its finest student-athletes sprint or jump onto the grandest of sports stages on Saturday, Feb. 29 at the prestigious 33rd annual New England Interscholastic Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center.

Lions Junne Robertson-McIntire and Cole Martin qualified and competed in the 55 meters, while teammate Jon Duso participated in the long jump and Lia Frazee high jump.

In the girls 55 meters, with 32 racers in the prelims, Robertson-McIntire finished 15th in 7.52. Lauren Sablone of Austin Prep (Reading, Mass.) was first in 7.18. She also won the finals at 7.14.

In the boys 55 meters, with 32 racers in the prelims, Martin finished 27th at 6.81, while Richmond Kwaateng of Lowell, Mass. was first at 6.39. Kwaateng also finished first in the finals at 6.34.

In the girls high jump, with 29 participants, Frazee finished 16th at 5-1. Sydney Garrison was first at 5-7.

In the boys long jump, with 29 participants, Duso finished ninth, while Kwaateng of Lowell was first at 23-7.5.

All four Lions were state Class B champions in their events. Robertson-McIntire and Duso are seniors, Martin a junior and Frazee a sophomore.

For video of Martin's 55 meter race click here, and for video of Robertson-McIntire's 55 meter race click here.

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