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BOSTON – Framingham High junior Sam Burgess won the Boston Athletic Association’s scholastic 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 battle Tubman of Newton to the tape, with Burgess barely edging Tubman before crashing to the pavement in exhaustion, wrote the BAA in its press release.

Burgess is no stranger to winning. He was the 2018 B.A.A. Middle School 1K champion.

Burgess’ time today, April 16, broke the previous record on the course set by Framingham High graduate Ben Groleau of 4:27.2 minutes set in 2012.

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Framingham’s Arnav Singh finished 7th overall in 4:51.85 minutes.

Natick’s Carson Moellering finished 11th in 5:00.34 1minutes.

Ashland’s Christopher in 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 was not run in 2020 nor 2021.

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In the middle school 1,000-meter race, Natick’s John Bianchi won it in 3:05.53 minutes.

Emmett Scoppetto of Natick finished 7th in 3:19.17.

In 10th place was Dylan Wheeler of Framingham in 3:29.85.

Alex Steck of Framingham was 14th with Ashland’s Jacob Appelstein and Zachary Kondrat 15th & 16th.

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.