Cross Country Teams Race With Pomperaug
Newtown High School's girls' and boys' cross country teams raced against visiting Pomperaug of Southbury in their season-starting meets, at the Reed School trails on October 6.
The Nighthawk girls won 20-37 as Courtney Henchcliffe finished with the fastest time, coming across the finish line in 21:02. Emily Tressler was second in 21:26, Maddie Fetchick came in third in 21:47, Clara D'Amico was ninth in 22:57, and Gloria Rowley rounded out the top ten overall in a time of 23:36.
On the boys' side, Pomperaug came out on top 23-33. Newtown's Drew Poseno was first in 18:14. Aidan Budge came in fourth in 18:41, Saahil Ray was eighth in 18:48, and Colden Bobowick was ninth in 18:53. Newtown's fifth-fastest runner was Dan Sibley, who placed 11th in 18:57.