Belmont High School junior Max Jones raced home to a seventh place finish in the finals of the 200 meters in 22.57 seconds in the MIAA All State Outdoor Track and Field Championships held on Saturday, June 7 at Bridgewater State University. His time was a personal best this year, beating his 23.05 which was ranked 20th before the meet.
Jones gained the finals by placing 7th in 22.72 in the qualifying rounds earlier in the day.
Jones’ placement gave Belmont its only two points of the day.
Fellow junior Ari Silverfine finished in 21 in 2:01.14 in the 800 meters.
Freshman Julia Cella finished in 10th in the 100 meters in 12.62 – a season’s best – and 15th in the 200 meters in 26.08 in her two individual events. Belmont’s 4×100 meter relay squad finished in a best time 50.53 which placed the team in 15th.