Mackenzie Condon places in top 20 at track Nationals

MVRHS junior Mackenzie Condon, shown here when she qualified for Nationals winning the 400-meter hurdles at the Eastern Mass. Division 4 meet, placed 16th out of 46 runners in the 400-meter hurdles. — Courtesy Carlene Gatting

Mackenzie Condon capped off her junior year and the spring track season at MVRHS by placing 16th out of 46 runners in the 400-meter Hurdles Emerging Elite Finals at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals, Sunday at Aggie Stadium on the campus of North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, N.C.

Condon clocked in at 63.71, her second fastest time of the season.

“A great way to finish a great season,” said Vineyard Coach Joe Schroeder. “It’s very difficult to extend this far into June, but she stayed focused and performed at a high level the entire postseason.”