Newton North dominates in Boys’ State Coaches Invitational with four winners

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The 39th annual Boys’ State Coaches Invitational is supposed to be a meet for individuals, which is why there are no team scores kept. But the dominance of athletes from one squad stole the show Saturday at Greater New Bedford.

Newton North made a statement with the Division 1 meet looming as four Tigers — Ryan Lucken (400), Gabe Montague (800) Mike Schlichting (mile), and David Oluwadara (triple jump) — all reached the top of the podium.

Lucken turned in the day’s most impressive performance, registering the state’s fastest time this year (49.07 seconds) while topping a field that included five of the eight fastest times of the spring season.

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