Last Thursday the Mashpee boys’ and girls’ top performers competed in the South Shore League track and field meet in Carver and put up some impressive showings.
Leading the way was senior Cameron Kergo, who made his final SSL meet a memorable one. Kergo took first in the high jump with a best effort of six feet and six inches. He also was fourth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.6 seconds, and also placed fifth in the long jump with a jump of 19-11.
Fellow senior Xavier Gonsalves added a championship to his outstanding high school resume by earning the top spot in the shot put competition. Gonsalves, who will play football for the University of Massachusetts next year, was the winner with a throw of 43 feet and 3.5 inches.
Someone who has a couple of more SSL meets ahead of her claimed a title of her own. Sophomore Ashley Keleher was the winner in the 200-meter dash with a time of 26.47 seconds. Keleher also was the second-place finisher in the 100m dash. In that race she ran a time of 13.07 seconds.
Two days later, at the South Shore Principal’s meet in Norwell, Keleher took sixth overall in the 200-meter competition in 26.77 seconds and was seventh in the 100 meters in 13.23 seconds.
Abbey Thompson took first in the freshman-sophomore 100-meter dash with a time of 14.07 seconds. Alexa Garcia took was third in the freshman-sophomore mile with a time of 6:47.
Kergo, Gonsalves, and Keleher will be competing at the Division 4 Class meet in Norwell on Sunday, May 26.