Watertown’s Mange Camara is the fastest high school runner in Massachusetts. The senior won the 300 meters at Saturday’s All-State Meet, and also placed in the 55-meter dash.
On Saturday, Camara ran the race in 34.22 seconds, which was a personal best by half a second, a new Watertown High School record, an All-State Meet record, the fastest time in the state this year and the third fastest time in Massachusetts high school history.
Camara also finished seventh in the 55-meter dash, finishing in 6.51 seconds. He was .01 off his record time set at the Div. 5 Meet.
Camara’s indoor season is not over yet. He will compete at the New Balance Indoor Nationals in New York in March.
Jumping to New Heights
Watertown senior Abbi Peterson leapt 5-feet-4-inches in the All-State high jump on Saturday. Her performance tied her for fifth place on Saturday.
The jump also set a new Watertown High School record. Peterson set the old record of 5-feet-3 at the Middlesex League Meet. She also got second place at the Div. 5 Meet.