CARL RUSSO PHOTOS: Pinkerton Academy came away with a pair of championship performances at the Division I State Track Meet at Salem High School on Friday night, May 27.

Jordan Wheaton had a monster day for the Astro girls, scoring 24 points led by her victory in the 100 hurdles. The junior stopped the clock in 14.84 seconds.

Wheaton also took second in the high jump, clearing the same height (5-2) as champion Olivia Mazerolle of Nashua North.

Briana Danis scored a win in the discus, easily separating herself from the field with a toss of 134-8. Her margin of victory was by 15 feet.

Overall, the Astros took fourth place, nine points away from the meet winner, Exeter, which scored 75 points.

Salem scored 16 points to place 12th. Bella Colizzi was second for the Blue Devils in the shot put (36-0.25) and Emily Plante grabbed third in the 100 hurdles (15.70).

On the boys side, Pinkerton was ninth with 24 points, followed closely behind by Salem at 23.

The sprint battles on the day were the highlights for the local combatants.

In the 100 meters, Pinkerton’s Jacob Spezzaferri got the nod over Salem’s Aidan McDonald at the line, taking second and third.

Salem’s Nicholas Rushton provided one other area highlight, soaring 11-feet for second place in the pole vault.