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Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association
Laurel, Pallotti track wrap up strong seasons
Laurel, Pallotti track wrap up strong seasons

When Laurel track coach Keon Broadhurst first saw Parkdale transfer Alexandra Okon run, he thought she would be better suited for middle-distance events. After competing in the 55 and 300 meters at Parkdale, the junior switched to the 800 meters for the Spartans. “She is still a work in progress because she is new to the 800,” Broadhurst said. Broadhurst can’t wait to see what Okun does as a senior now that she’s proven to be a fast learner. This spring, Okon became the only Laurel track and field athlete to qualify in an individual event for the Class 4A state championships at Morgan State University on May 23 after she placed second in the region in the 800...