Joey Maiato of Little Compton finished his senior project requirement for graduation from Portsmouth High School by completing the Cox Sports Marathon in Providence on Sunday. Joey is in the orange shirt crossing the line in one of the attached pictures.
His official time was 2:59:27. He finished 35th overall and first in the 19-and-under division at a 6:51 mile pace. According to his father Joe, it appears that Joey was the fourth Rhode Islander to finish. The first page of the race results sheet is attached to this post.
Joey's time qualified him for the Boston Marathon, and he also finished in first place in the 19-and-under division in the New Bedford Half Marathon a few weeks ago.
He has decided to attend Bryant University, where he will major in accounting next year. The Maiatos are very proud of their son.