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Track And Field Teams Win In Opening Meets At Blue & Gold Stadium

Published: April 11, 2018 at 12:00 am

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Among the runners in this pack are Newtown's Justin Halmose, far left, Christian Lestik, and Ryan Escoda, far right. (Bee Photo, Hutchison)
Among the runners in this pack are Newtown's Justin Halmose, far left, Christian Lestik, and Ryan Escoda, far right. (Bee Photo, Hutchison)
Grace Pettinelli competes in a relay race. (Bee Photo, Hutchison)
Grace Pettinelli competes in a relay race. (Bee Photo, Hutchison)
Newtown High School's girls' and boys' track and field teams won their season-opening meets, against Notre Dame-Fairfield, New Fairfield, and Pomperaug of Southbury, at Blue & Gold Stadium, on April 9 and 10, respectively.

The girls defeated Notre Dame-Fairfield 147.5-1.5, New Fairfield 123-27, and Pomperaug 97-53.

Winners are as follows:

4x100 relay, Brianna Lovely, Carly Swierbut, Emma Curtis, and Katie Ryan 51.1.

Sweirbut in the 100 meter in 12.5 seconds; and 200 in 25.2.

Grace Pettinelli in the 400 in 63.4.

Sarah Dowling in the triple jump, 29-foot-4.

Sarah Tressler in the high jump, 4-10.

Katie Ryan in the pole vault, 8-6.

Marley Marston in the javelin throw, 95-1; discus 81-9; and shot-put 32-11.5.

The boys defeated Notre Dame 137-12, New Fairfield 125-24, and Pomperaug 88.5-60.5.

Winners are as follows:

Zach Crebbin in the high jump with a PR of 6-4.

Ryan Williams in the discus with a throw of 133; and javelin with a PR of 158-7.

4x800 relay, Christian Lestik, Ryan Escoda, Joel Duval, and Nick Jacobs, 8:22.9.

Grant Moxham in the 400, 53.4.

Brett Deri in the 300 hurdles, 41.5; 110 hurdles, 15.4; and 200, 23.6.

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