Burgess sets Boston Athletic Association Scholastic Mile course record; Natick’s Bianchi wins the 1,000 meter race
BOSTON – Framingham High junior Sam Burgess won the Boston Athletic Association school mile in a sprint to the finish against Newton’s Tyler Tubman today, April 16.
Burgess crossed the finish line first in 4:25.32 minutes. Tubman was second in 4:25.34 minutes.
Burgess had to fight Newton’s Tubman on the tape, with Burgess barely edging out Tubman before crashing to the sidewalk from exhaustion, the BAA wrote in its press release.
Burgess is no stranger to winning. He was the 2018 BAA Middle School 1K Champion.
Burgess’ time today, April 16, broke the previous course record set by Framingham High graduate Ben Groleau of 4:27.2 minutes set in 2012.
Framingham’s Arnav Singh finished 7th overall in 4:51.85 minutes.
Carson Moellering of Natick finished 11th in 5:00.34 1minutes.
Christopher from Ashland with a time of 5:11.93 finished 13th,
Charles Catching of Natick was 15th with Matthew Shuhy of Ashland 16th in 5:15.19 minutes.
The race did not take place in 2020 or 2021.
In the college 1,000 meter race, John Bianchi of Natick won it in 3:05.53 minutes.
Natick’s Emmett Scopetto finished 7th in 3:19.17.
In 10th place was Dylan Wheeler of Framingham in 3:29.85.
Framingham’s Alex Steck was 14th with Ashland’s Jacob Appelstein and Zachary Kondrat 15th and 16th.