Monday, October 20, 2014

Norton SHINES Under the Lights at the Twilight!

With the girls in their neon pink breast cancer awareness jerseys and the boys in their neon yellow socks, the Norton harriers illuminated the night with their speed and color! 
Team Picture - Post Race
Results on the night: 

4:30 9th Grade Boys 2.1 miles
Alex Wisnaskas- 202nd/264 - 14:24
Ryan Wheele- 215th/264 - 14:32

4:50 9th Grade Girls 2.1 miles
Abbey O’Brien-81st/274 - 7:01 

5:10 10th Grade Boys 3.1 miles
Chris Tatarczuk-174th/281 - 21:04
Nick Kilgore-176th/281 - 21:06
Francis Cronin-265th/281 - 23:33

5:35 10th Grade Girls 3.1 miles
Abby Grey-166th/224 - 24:46
Renee Sanford-169th/224 - 24:51
Karoline Weber-198th/224 - 26:31

6:00 J.V. Girls 3.1 miles 
Laura Carlson-251st/326 - 25:55
Melanie Morris-255th/326 - 25:57
Rachel Wheeler-256th/326 - 25:58
Caroline Golota-301st/326 - 27:06

6:25 J.V. Boys 3.1 miles
Chris Alves-149th/318 - 20:20
Ryan Gill-196th/318 - 20:54
Alex Domagalski-220th/318 - 21:18
Camden Cleathero-241st/318 - 21:50
Tony Chen-245th/318 - 21:58 
Noah Beauchamp-298th/318 - 23:32 

7:35 Boys Varsity small schools 3.1 miles
Mike Tierney-18th/227 - 17:05
Joey Annand-19th/227 - 17:05
Chris Wrenn-29th/227 - 17:17
Parker Cleathero-80th/227 - 18:29
Mike Travers-84th/227 - 18:32
Eric Sanford-118th/227 - 18:58
Tom LeClaire-161st/227 - 19:31

7:55 Girls Varsity small schools 3.1 miles
Katie Bradley-14th/179 - 19:23 
Anya DiLorenzo-42nd/179 - 21:08 
Kambrynn Bowman-121st/179 - 22:38
Sarah Anderson-126th/179 - 22:46
Megan Nichols-127th/179 - 22:47
Calie Shea-149th/179 - 23:18 

Boys Stretching Pre-Race

Girls Team at Dusk
Pre-Race Strategy
Coach Stalters & Coach Taylor
Post-Race Talk
Norton next competes at the TVL Championships on Tuesday, October 28th at 3:30 at McCarthy Park in Medfield!

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

For the Second Time in 2 Years, Norton Boys Stay Undefeated in the Duel Meet Season; Boys go 7-0!

Congrats to the Norton boys cross country team, who for the second year in a row (10-0 last year) stayed undefeated in the duel meet season at 7-0! The Lancer boys took down the Holliston Panthers today 24-35, taking places 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 7th, 8th, 9th, & 10th places overall! All of the top 7 varsity boys achieved season best times on the day!

On the girls side, the Panthers beat Norton 24-37, and the Lady Lancers ended the season 5-2, which is the best duel meet record the Lady Lancers have ever had in the history of the school! Congrats on the girls!

Coming in 1st overall again for the Lancers was freshman  phenom Katie Bradley, who paced the race and took it from the start.  Coming in 3rd overall for the Lady Lancers with a big season PR was Anya DiLorenzo.

Varsity Placements: 
2nd Overall - Mike Tierney
3rd Overall - Chris Wrenn
4th Overall - Joey Annand
7th Overall - Parker Cleathero
8th Overall - Tom LeClaire
9th Overall - Mike Travers
10th Overall - Eric Sanford 

1st Overall: Katie Bradley
3rd Overall: Anya DiLorenzo
      Overall: Kambrynn Bowman
      Overall: Sarah Anderson
      Overall: Meg Nichols
      Overall: Calie Shea
      Overall: Abby O'Brien

Norton next competes at the exciting TWILIGHT MEET at the Barnstable Fairgrounds in Falmouth on Saturday afternoon/evening!

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Norton Boys Win TVL Small Duel Meet Title and Stay Unfeated at 6-0; Norton Girls Beat Millis Mohawks 25-32!

Congrats to both the girls and boys cross country teams yesterday who beat the Millis Mohawks.  The boys won 15-50 and the girls won 25-32.  The boys won the "unofficial" duel meet title for the TVL Small.  The boys stay undefeated at 6-0 while the girls move to 5-1.
Senior Captain Mike Tierney win the race for the Lancer boys
Freshman Katie Bradley won the 3.0 mile race by almost a full minute over Millis harrier Katy Golden.  Third overall and 2nd for the Lancer girls was Junior Anya DiLorenzo.
Norton Girls Pose for a Picture (in their breast cancer awareness singlets)
The BIG THREE of Mike Tierney, Joey Annand, and Chris Wrenn took the first three spots in the race followed by Junior Parker Cleathero and Mike Travers in the 4th and 5th positions. 

Tierney, Wrenn, & Annand (at the mile)
Varsity Placements:
Girls Varsity: 
1st - Katie Bradley 
3rd - Anya DiLorenzo
6th - Kambrynn Bowman 
7th - Sarah Anderson 
8th - Meg Nichols 
10th - Calie Shea 
11th - Abby O'Brien 
Boys Varsity: 
1st - Mike Tierney 
2nd - Joey Annand 
3rd - Chris Wrenn 
4th - Parker Cleathero 
5th - Mike Travers 
7th - Eric Sanford
8th - Tom LeClaire 

Norton finishes their duel meet season away at HOLLISTON next Wednesday, October 15th.

Sophomore Joey Annand places second overall

Chris Wrenn places third for the Lancers
Senior Captain Eric Sanford & Sophomore Tom LeClaire
The Millis & Norton Teams Pose for a Picture #Sportsmanship
Freshman Calie Shea, Freshman Abby O'Brien, & Sophomore Abby Grey (front to back)
At the starting line........

The Millis & Norton Captains  

Friday, October 3, 2014

Norton Takes Down Ashland; Tierney & Bradley Continue to Impress....

Congrats to the Norton girls and boys cross country teams who defeated Ashland yesterday!  The girls won 21-37 and move to 4-1 on the season while the boys won 17-42 and stay undefeated at 5-0!

Freshman Katie Bradley continues to impress winning her 4th race of the season!  Coming in second for the Lady Lancers was junior Anya DiLorenzo.  The girls were sporting their pink jerseys in recognition of breast cancer awareness month.

Freshman Katie Bradley wins another race! 
Junior Anya Dilorenzo places 2nd overall!
On the boys side, The big three of Mike Tierney, Joey Annand, & Chris Wrenn went 1-2-3 against the clockers to ensure the vistory.

The BIG THREE for Norton 
Placements on the Day: 

Girls Varsity: 
1st - Katie Bradley 
2nd - Anya DiLorenzo
5th - Caroline Weber 
6th - Kambrynn Bowman 
7th - Sarah Anderson 
8th - Meg Nichols 

Boys Varsity: 
1st - Mike Tierney 
2nd - Joey Annand 
3rd - Chris Wrenn 
5th - Parker Cleathero 
6th - Mike Travers 
7th - Tom LeClaire 
12th - Eric Sanford 

Norton next heads to Millis next Wednesday for the first time ever.  Millis has a XC course now.  

Monday, September 29, 2014

KATIE BRADLEY Finishes 1st Place Overall in the Freshman Race at MSTCA Invite!!!

Congrats to Katie Bradley who made her mark at the state level this past Saturday winning the freshman 3000 meter race at the MSTCA invite.  She solidifies her rank as one of the top 2 freshman distance harriers in the state of Massachusetts!  Congrats Katie.

Other placements on the day included:

Boys Varsity 5k Race: 
16th Overall - Mike Tierney - 17:41
18th Overall - Chris Wrenn - 17:47
21st Overall - Joey Annand - 17:54

Girls Freshman 3K Race: 
1st Overall - Katie Bradley - 11:51
18th Overall - Meg Nichols - 13:52

Norton next competes this Wednesday at Ashland State Park against the Ashland Clockers.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Norton Seniors SHINE on Senior Day With Victory Over the Bellingham Blackhawks!

Norton senior girls Laura Carlson, Mel Morris, & Marissa Eisnor
Norton senior boys Benjamin Skotny, Sean Eykel, Tony Chen, Eric Sanford, Mike Tierney, Noah Beauchamp, Troy Parker, & Mike Travers
Congrats to the Norton seniors on senior day for their victory over the Bellingham Blackhawks.  The Norton girls brought home the victory 21-40 taking places 2-5 and 7-9.  The girls now move to 3-1 on the season. 

Lead by senior captain Mike Tierney, the Norton boys took the victory in their final home meet  of the season 16-47.  The boys stay undefeated at 4-0.  The boys secured places 1-4 and 5&6.

Girls Varsity Placements: 
2nd - Katie Bradley
3rd - Anya DiLorenzo
4th - Caroline Weber
5th - Kambrynn Bowman
7th - Sarah Anderson
8th - Meg Nichols
9th - Calie Shea

Boys Placements: 
1st - Mike Tierney
2nd - Chris Wrenn
3rd - Joey Annand
4th - Parker Cleathero
6th - Mike Travers
7th - Eric Sanford
8th - Tom LeClaire

Norton will next compete at the MSTCA Invite the Saturday at 1:00 in the afternoon at the Wrentham Developmental Center.

Senior Captain Mel Morris crosses the finish line
Norton's 1-2-3 punch of Mike Tierney, Chris Wrenn, & Joey Annand
The start of the girls race; Katie Bradley in front with Bellingham competitor Sarah Edwards

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Norton Boys Keep Rolling (3-0) and Beat the DS Raiders 24-33; Freshman Katie Bradley Stays Undefeated on the Season and Beats the Reigning TVL Champion!

Congrats to the Norton boys cross country team who beat the Dover-Sherborn Raiders yesterday 21-37 placing 1st-3rd overall.  The boys stay undefeated on the season at 3-0.  Senior captain Mike Tierney lead it for the Lancers and won the race, followed closely by Chris Wrenn and Joey Annand.

The girls lost a tough one 33-24.  The girls were winning (place wise) for roughly 2.5 miles and DS got the best of them in the last half mile.  Katie Bradley had one of the biggest comebacks ever being behind the entire race and outsprinting DS harrier Allessandro to the finish for the victory.  Allesandro is the reigning TVL champion from last year.  Katie Bradley is yet to lose a race on the season and is making her name known VERY quickly across the league.  Anya DiLorenzo had a great race with a big season PR placing 2nd for the Lancers and 3rd overall.

Norton's BIG 3 working the course
Start of the boys race versus Dover-Sherborn
NHS girls pose for a post race snapshot
Start to the girls race versus Dover-Sherborn; Katie Bradley leading the pack
Placements on the day:

1st Overall: Mike Tierney
2nd Overall: Chris Wrenn
3rd Overall: Joey Annand
7th Overall: Parker Cleathero
8th Overall: Mike Travers
9th Overall: Tom LeClaire
11th Overall: Eric Sanford

1st Overall: Katie Bradley
3rd Overall: Anya DiLorenzo
8th Overall: Caroline Weber
10th Overall: Kambrynn Bowman
11th Overall: Meg Nichols
12th Overall: Sarah Anderson
16th Overall: Calie Shea

Norton competes next Wednesday at HOME on SENIOR DAY (last home meet of the season) against the Bellingham Blackhawks!

Norton XC Meets 2-Time USA OLYMPIC 800 Meter Runner Nick Symmonds!

The Norton XC team was invited to Marathon Sports in Mansfield on Monday night to meet, converse, do a Q & A, take photos, and get signatures of two time US Olympian (Beijing and London) in the 800 Meters Nick Symmonds.  Nick also was also a WORLD silver medalist in 2013 and ranked 2nd in the world in 2013. Nick is also sponsored by the Brooks Beasts out of Seattle Washington.

The team had a great time and it was a once in a lifetime opportunity!  Below are some pictures of the experience:

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Norton XC Starts Tri-Valley League Competition in Opener at Medway with the Girls Winning 20-35 and the Boys 21-40!

Congrats to the Norton High girls and boys cross country teams who defeated Medway in convincing fashion yesterday.  The girls (2-0) placed 1-3-4-5-7 lead by freshman Katie Bradley and finished with the largest margin of victory over Medway ever: 20-35!

The boys (2-0) also brought home the victory for the Lancers defeating Medway 21-40.  Senior Captain Mike Tierney was 2nd overall in the race and was the first Norton finisher, followed closely by Junior Chris Wrenn and Sophomore Joey Annand.  

Freshman Katie Bradley leads the race for the Lancers, closely followed by Anya DiLorenzo 
Sarah Anderson places 3rd overall for the Lancers 
Senior Captain Mike Tierney places 1st for the Lancers with a 5:39 mile pace! 
Junior Chris Wrenn places 2nd for the Lancers
Sophomore Joey Annand places 3rd for the Lancers
The boys had 4 athletes at a sub 6:00 minute per mile pace and one at 6:01 pace over the 2.7 mile course.  

Placements on the boys team included:
2nd Overall - Mike Tierney 
3rd Overall - Chris Wrenn 
4th Overall - Joey Annand 
5th Overall - Parker Cleathero 
7th Overall - Mike Travers 
8th Overall - Eric Sanford 
9th Overall - Tom LeClaire 

Placements on the girls team included: 

1st Overall - Katie Bradley 
3rd Overall - Anya DiLorenzo 
4th Overall - Sarah Anderson 
5th Overall - Caroline Weber 
7th Overall - Kambrynn Bowman 

Norton comes home next Wednesday, the 17th, for their home opener versus the tough TVL rival the Dover-Sherborn Raiders


Thursday, September 4, 2014

Freshman Phenom Katie Bradley Leads Norton Girls to Victory Over West Bridgewater 26-30; Senior Captain Mike Tierney Leads Boys to Win 20-41!

Congrats to the Norton girls and boys cross country team who defeated the West Bridgewater Wildcats today!  The girls won 26-30 and move to 1-0 on the season.  The boys won 20-41 and move to 1-0 on the season.

In her first varsity race of her high school career, freshman Katie Bradley beat out all the varsity athletes from West Bridgewater, Bridgewater Raynham, East Bridgewater, and Coyle Cassidy.

Freshman Phenom Katie Bradley
Senior Captain Mike Tierney
Senior Captain Mike Tierney lead the Norton boys, placing 2nd overall in the race.

Placements on the day:
1st - Katie Bradley
4th - Anya DiLorenzo
6th - Caroline Weber
7th - Sarah Anderson
8th - Kambrynn Bowman
(10th) - Megan Nichols

2nd - Mike Tierney
3rd - Joey Annand
4th - Chris Wrenn
5th - Parker Cleathero
6th - Mike Travers
(8th)- Eric Sanford
(9th) - Tom LeClaire

Norton Lancer cross country competes next against the Medway Mustangs at Medway next Wednesday, September 10th.


Welcome to all the Norton athletes and parents involved in the Norton cross country team 2014! 

We will be opening the season today at Borden Colony in Raynham against West Bridgewater at 3:30 and we hope to see you there!  


Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Marcotte & Sullivan Announced to MSTCA All-Academic Teams

Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association
2013 Cross Country All Academic Divisional Boys Teams

Eastern Mass Division 5
Billy Sullivan-Norton-Senior
Max Marcotte-Norton-Senior

Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association
2013 Cross Country All Academic-All State Boys Teams

Massachusetts Division 2 (Divisions 4-5-6)
Billy Sullivan Norton HS Senior

Monday, December 16, 2013

Taunton Daily Gazette & Sun Chronicle All-Stars Announced!

Taunton Daily Gazette 1st Team All-Stars:

Billy Sullivan
Max Marcotte
Mike Tierney
Chris Wrenn

Anya DiLorenzo
Corina Jurczyk

Attleboro Sun Chronicle All-Stars:

Billy Sullivan

Honorable Mention:
Max Marcotte, Mike Tierney, Chris Wrenn

Congrats to you all on your accolades!!

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Norton XC Team Honored at School Committee Meeting & Sun Chronicle All-Stars & Honorable Mention Announced

The Norton girls and boys XC team (along with others) were honored at the school committee meeting this past Monday night. 

The Sun Chronicle Newspaper also announced their All-Stars for the 2013 XC Season:

Anya DiLorenzo - Girls Sun Chronicle All-Scholastic
Girls Honorable Mention - Conrina Jurczyk

Billy Sullivan - Boys Sun Chronicle All-Scholastic
Boys Honorable Mention - Max Marcotte, Mike Tierney, & Chris Wrenn

Monday, November 18, 2013

All-State Meet Results

Congrats to the Norton boys varsity TEAM and Anya DiLorenzo for qualifying for the All-State Championships and having a great performance after such a historic season.  Below are the results.

91st - Billy Sullivan: 16:16
94th - Mike Tierney: 16:17
104th - Max Marcotte: 16:24
119th - Chris Wrenn: 16:39
132nd - Eric Sanford: 16:47
162nd - Joey Annand: 17:20
172nd - Mike Travers: 17:31

BOYS TEAM: 16th / 19 Teams - Total Time: 1:22.23 - Average 16:28.60 (2.9 Miles)

74th - Anya DiLorenzo: 19:14

Congrats to everyone on such an amazing and historic season!