Friday, May 31st
CHESTER, Vt. - The South Royalton boys and Richford girls took different routes to winning their respective Division Four track and field state titles Friday at Green Mountain Union in Chester.
Powered by Elle Purrier, who won the 400, 800, 1500 and anchored the 4x800 relay team, Richford ran off with the Girls D-4 state title. Richford earned 147 points. Northfield was second with 121. South Royalton was a distant third.
On the boys side, South Royalton did not win a single individual event, but posted enough top five finishes to edge Chelsea for the state crown. South Royalton finished with 90.75 points, six and a half points better than runner-up Chelsea. Northfield earned third in a tight fight with MSJ and Richford. Just one point separating the three schools.
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