Robert Gibson, Brookline
Our Runner of the Year didnt see much silver this season. Gibson was first at the EMass meet (15 minutes 39 seconds) and at the All-State meet (14:25). He also won titles at Brown, Bowdoin, and Amherst. Led by Gibson, Brookline won the state title.
Gabe Pacione, Hamilton-Wenham
The three-time All-Scholastic and defending Division 2 champion didnt disappoint this season. He reclaimed his title at the All-State meet in Gardner with a time of 14 minutes 46 seconds. Pacione is also the Cape Ann Runner of the Year.
Mike Glennon, Brookline
Glennon helped produce four All- Scholastics this season as well as an undefeated record. Brookline swept the Bay State, EMass Division 1, All-State, and Nike Northeast meets. The Needham resident is a 1986 graduate of UMass.
Kevin Black, Whitman-Hanson
A historic season for Whitman-Hanson included an 11-0 regular season, a first-place finish in the CM Invitational, and the first Division 2 state championship. In 30 years of coaching track and cross-country, Black has a career mark of 468-59-3.
David Wilson, Brookline
Wilson was nipping at the heels of teammate Robert Gibson all season. He was second at both the EMass Division 1 and All-State meets and at the Nike Nationals he led Brookline with a seventh-place finish. Brookline won the Division 1 state title.
Dylan Adler-Belendez, Lexington
Adler-Belendez, a Middlesex League All-Star, took third at the All-State meet in Gardner. He is a member of the National Honor Society and enjoys playing the piano, reading, and doing community service. He will attend Williams next fall.
Philip Galebach, Medford
Fifth at the Bay State Invitational and third at the EMass Division 1 meet, Galebach finished a successful season by taking fourth at the All-State meet. A Greater Boston League All-Star, he also participates in winter and spring track for the Mustangs.
Michael Burnstein, Brookline
Burnstein was royal in the Bay State this season. He won the title at the Bay State League meet and also had a third-place finish in the Bay State Invitational meet. At the All-State meet, he was ninth as the Warriors won the Division 1 team title.
Elliot Lehane, Brookline
The BU-bound Lehane was strong at the EMass Division 1 meet, finishing sixth, and at the All-State meet, where he clocked in at 14 minutes 46 seconds for 10th place. One of four Warriors on the team, Brookline won the Division 1 state title.
Carlos Montrond, Brockton
Montrond finished 10th at the EMass meet, running the Franklin Park course in 16 minutes 14 seconds. At the All-State meet, he improved his time (14:40) and finished sixth. A Big Three All-Star, Montrond is a repeat All-Scholastic selection.
Ethan Penney, Haverhill
Penney, a round-the-calendar runner, took eighth at the All-State meet with a time of 14 minutes 41 seconds following his impressive silver finish at the Merrimack Valley Conference meet (16:12). He also finished fourth at the CM Invitational.
Eric McDonald, Pentucket
McDonald followed up a secondplace finish at the Cape Ann League meet by winning the Division 3 EMass title. He went on the claim the bronze at the All-State meet in Division 2 and was the team MVP all four years at Pentucket.
Michael Moverman, Oliver Ames
The runner-up at the Division 2 All-State meet was a Hockomock League All-Star. The 5-foot-9-inch Moverman is a member of the National Honor Society. He enjoys running and is a classically trained pianist.
Chris Brown, Chelmsford
Brown netted two key top-12 finishes this season on the way to being the Merrimack Valley Conference Runner of the Year. At the EMass meet, he finished seventh in 16 minutes 8 seconds. He went on to take 12th at the All-State meet (14:58) in Gardner.
Jared Correia, New Bedford
In his first year of running crosscountry, Correia finished 11th at the EMass meet at Franklin Park, running in 16 minutes 15 seconds. The Big Three All-Star duplicated the feat at the All-State meet, finishing in 14:45.
Peter Gilmore, Whitman-Hanson
The captain finished his season by taking 16th at the Division 1 state meet. Led by Gilmore, the Panthers won the Division 2 state title. The Atlantic Coast all-star has maintained a 3.5 GPA and plans to continue his career in college.
Atlantic Coast: Jay Pallazola, Evan Tuohy, Bedford, Dennis-Yarmouth; Ryan Mitchell, Peter Jusseaume, Marshfield; Scott Panuczak, Nauset; Christian Ryder, Plymouth North; Matt McGroarty, Quincy/ North Quincy; David Koren, Jack Stanton, Sandwich; Pat Egan, Kevin Gilmore, Peter Gilmore, Craig Mitchell, Pat Taft, Travis Wright, Whitman-Hanson.
Bay State: Kyle Higgins, Braintree; Michael Burnstein, Brendan Grove, Ryan Hardiman, Elliot Lehane, Chris Mercurio, David Wilson, Brookline; Sam Miller, Kevin Potterton, Brett Riley, Needham; Daniel Hamilton, Seb Putzeys, Newton North; Nick Carroll, Will Volkmann, Wellesley. Big Three: Carlos Montrond, Mike Smith, James DuBeau, Brockton; Dylan Mello, Jared Correia, Ethan Santos, Matt Perry, New Bedford.
Catholic Central: Kevin McCarthy and Chris Robichau, Abp. Williams; Joey Donlon and Jack Nelson, Arlington Catholic; Greg DeYoung, Steve Dusel, Tim Rivotto, and Justin Zolot, Austin Prep; Colton Buckley, Andre Deschenes, William Harrington, and John Surabian, Bp. Fenwick; Jeff Burnett, Dan Pantano, and Dan Perry, Cardinal Spellman; Kevin Reilly, Marian; Wesley Fitting, Matignon.
Catholic Conference: Ed Colvin, Nahed Lakkis, Catholic Memorial; Brendan Guinee, Zack DeLoughery, Jon Davis, Malden Catholic; Mike Masse, Brian Keiran, AJ Rossi, St. Johns Prep; Pete Dolan, Andy Stillman, John Bleday, Mike Amirault, Conor OBrien, Xaverian; Jake Kerin, BC High.
Commonwealth: Erick Polanco, Hector Heredia, Zach Berube, Greater Lawrence; Tyler Faulkner, Mike Kelleher, Minuteman; Josh Weaver, Bjorn Hanson, Chris Damp, Shawsheen; Mike Millette, German Picos, Greater Lowell; Brian Stanley, Ian Kelley, Josh Cormier, Marc Tranfaglia, Whittier; Nathan Fee, Dan Drescher, Northeast; Francis Goodwin, Ian Kinnon, Mystic Valley; Jake Maynard, Ryan Mahon, Essex Aggie.
Dual County: Marc Boutin, Westford; Jon Gault, Bedford; Dan Grant and Teddy Farley, Acton-Boxboro; Jimmy Tyrrell, Alec Barnes, Jake Shoemaker, and Alex Linden, Lincoln-Sudbury; Andrew Wortham, Cameron Fen, John Beck, Ben Finch, and Alex Long, Newton South; Phil Divino, Concord- Carlisle; John Skillman, Weston. Eastern Athletic: Bobby McShane, John Cook, David Phipps, Nate Bowdich, Ethan Lowe, Pat Lucas and Joe Germaine, Bishop Feehan; Timothy Codeiro, Eric White and Cory Vertenies, Somerset.
Greater Boston: Philip Galebach, Peter Galebach, John Bechshaw, Medford; Israel Rodriguez, Kyler Evitt, Steven Puopolo, Somerville; John Jantz, Joe Child, Kareem Bouhars, Arlington; Mohammed Islam, Dawit Gelaye, Cambridge.
Hockomock: John Dacey, Chris Letourneay, and Frank May, Franklin; Tom OBrien, King Philip; Shayne Collins, Andrew Erwin, Kevin Meagher, and Patrick McGowan, Mansfield; Greg Payne, and Nick Wade, North Attleboro; Michael Moverman, Oliver Ames; Ben Mattocks, Sharon.
Mayflower: Sam Benoit, Greg Fontaine and Zach Sinkevich, Diman; Lucas Emin, Evan Kendall, Max Conley, and Forrest Harcourt, Marthas Vineyard; Eric Donnelly, and CJ Bradford, Sacred Heart; Jorge Enriquez, Southeastern; Alexander Moitoso, Adam Silva and Jarad Swanson, Bristol Aggie; Kevin Phaneuf, Norfolk Aggie; Shane Fencer, Zac Guerrini, Greg Hamalian, Chris Hofmann, Billy Holt, and Matt Sylva, West Bridgewater.
Merrimack Valley: Chris Brown, John Doherty, and Billy Warren, Chelmsford; John OShea and Daniel Roark, Dracut; Ethan Penny, Haverhill; Jeffrey Veiga and Stephen Wahome, Lowell; Brian Clancy, Jared Reddy, and Andrew Stamatopulos, Methuen; Sean Hurley, Tewksbury.
Middlesex: Dhyan Adler-Belendez, Andrew Dunn, and Steven Leung, Lexington; Scott Fixman, Stoneham; Patrick Condon, Eric Kelly, Chris Guenard, and Forrest Teutsch, Reading; Peter Steele, Matt Smith, Reid McMurry, and Steve Creane, Winchester; Zach Delano, Matt Sullivan, and Woburn.
South Coast: Jimmy Duane, Bourne; Ryan Bezner, Richard Chase, Colm Craig, and John Scanlon, Dighton-Rehoboth; Richard Goldblatt, Tyler Rose, and Joel Sanguinetti, Greater New Bedford; Dana Dourdeville, Old Rochester; Matt Fisk, John Gregorek, and Sam Spencer, Seekonk.
Tri-Valley: Drew Clark, Brian Anderson, and Connor Sheridan, Hopkinton; Greg Dube, Eric Bachrach, Cody Legros, and Stephen Blackmore, Holliston; Rob Salino, Jack Clopeck, and Reade Pizzonia, Medfield; Andrew Swiderski, Norton; Charlie Yon, Dover-Sherborn; Jonah Ruddy, Westwood.