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Record Set As Track And Field Teams Remain Undefeated

Published: May 09, 2018 at 12:00 am

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The 4x100 relay team broke the school record.
The 4x100 relay team broke the school record.
Newtown High School's girls' and boys' track and field teams remained unbeaten this spring, and the girls' squad had a school record-setting effort in a meet at Newtown High's Blue & Gold Stadium, on May 7.

The Nighthawks defeated Brookfield 111-39 and Joel Barlow of Redding 109-41.

The 4x100 meter relay team of Brianna Lovely, Carly Swierbut, Grace Pettinelli, and Emma Curtis broke the school record in a time of 50.1 seconds.

Newtown's 4x800 relay of Maddie Fetchick, Eirenie Athanasoulis, Hallie Filan, and Cate Norton won in 11:00.

Swierbut was first in the 100 in 12.6, and the 200 in 25.5.

Camille Johnson won the 800 in 2:28.

Sarah Tressler was first in the high jump, clearing the bar at 4-10.

Marley Marston was first in the discus throw with a distance of 109-2, and in the shot-put with a 35-4.5.

Sarah Nowacki won the javelin throw with a 93-9.

The boys' squad went to Joel Barlow on May 8 and defeated Barlow 122-28 and Brookfield 121-28.

Newtown's 4x100 relay team of Brett Deri, Connor Marlin, Todd Perrin, and Tom Shkreli won in 45.1 seconds.

The 4x400 team of Grant Moxham, Christian Lestik, Perrin, and Deri won in 3:34.5.

The 4x800 team of Nick Jacobs, Ryan Escoda, Justin Halmose, and Evan Hildenbrand won in 8:43.4.

Tom Hartley was first in the 110 hurdles in 17.4.

Shkreli won the 100 in a time of 11.1, and the 200 in 22.9.

Escoda won the 1600 in 4:36.9, and the 3200 in 10:25.2.

Moxham was first in the 400 in 53.5.

Deri was first in the 300 hurdles in 40.9.

Lestik won the 800 in 2:06.1.

Zach Crebbin was first in the high jump, clearing 6-foot-2, and in the long jump with a 19-7.

Aiden Jasinski won the pole vault event clearing 11-6.

Perrin won the triple jump with a 39-7.

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