Six Dot students competed in track championships for BLS

Six Boston Latin School students from Dorchester competed and did well in the Dual County League Indoor Track Championship on Sat., Feb. 10, at Roxbury Community College’s Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center.

The athletes – Annie Jackson, Class of 2020, Audra Garvey, Class of 2020, Joe Jackson, Class of 2021, Brendan Cadogan, Class of 2020, Tomas Arevalo, Class of 2021, and Logan Carver, Class of 2019 – have been running and competing since they were in 7th grade.

At the end of each track season for cross country and indoor and outdoor events, the Latin School competes against Newton South, Acton Boxborough, Concord-Carlisle, Westford Academy, Notre Dame Academy, Cambridge, Rindge & Latin, Weston, Wayland, Bedford and Waltham at the Dual County League Meet. The top two runners from each time in each event at the League Meet compete in the championship finals.

Jackson came in 4th in the mile with a time of 5:19.43. She ran a leg of the 4 by 800-meter relay team, which finished first in 10:01.02. Garvey ran in the 300-meter and came in 7th with a time of 44.42. Her high jump was a personal best of 4-feet-10 for 9th place and she anchored the 4 by 200 relay team. Arevalo, with a time of 4:59.47, and Jackson at 5:01.6, recorded personal bests in the mile run. Carver competed in the 600-meter run with a personal best 1:45.92, and Cadogan ran the two-mile and finished with a personal best of 11:13.13.

Jackson qualified in the mile for the Division 1 meet held at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center last week. The BLS 4-by-800-meter relay team also qualified. The state meet will be held on Saturday.