Ledyard's Fustini sets meet record, NL's Elmore wins twice
New Britain - Kylie Fustini of Ledyard High School set a meet record in winning the girls' discus Thursday at the Class MM state track and field championship, leading the Colonels to a second-place finish.
Meanwhile, New London's Jevon Elmore was a double-winner in the boys' portion of the meet, taking the 100 meters in 10.94 seconds and the 400 in 50.63.
Fustini, a junior, won the discus with a throw of 129 feet, 2 inches. She previously set a record at the Eastern Connecticut Conference championship meet at 133-2, which was then a personal best by 14 feet.
Ledyard finished second in the girls' team race with 51 points, trailing Hillhouse of New Haven with 123.
Tolland won the boys' team title with 75 points.
Bacon Academy's Sierra Cameron added an individual title in the girls' long jump (17-4.5).
Also for Ledyard, Lauren Scahill was second in the 800, Chenoa Sebastian second in the 100 hurdles, Cedar Nelson third in the 3,200, Adedoyin Ladoja fifth in the shot put and Fustini sixth in the shot put.
The Colonels' 4x800 relay team was second.
For Bacon, Amanda Weinberger was third in the pole vault, Charisse Townsend fourth in the shot put, Alexia Bohnekamper tied for fifth in the high jump and Danielle Maffuid sixth in the pole vault.
Waterford's boys' 4x100-meter relay team was second, while the Lancers' Chris Jones was third in the 100 and Julio Gil was sixth.
Gil was also fourth in the 200 and Bishme Sheppard sixth. Jordan Jones took sixth in the 110 hurdles.
New London was fifth in the 4x400 and Nico Ramos tied for sixth in the high jump.
East Lyme's Kevin Foster was second in the javelin, Ben Shaw fourth in the high jump, Carlos Casillas fifth in the pole vault and Adam Salafia sixth in the long jump.
The Vikings' 4x800 relay team was third.
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