H.S. roundup: Latham helps Fitch boys place second at Greater Hartford track meet
Simsbury - Tyler Latham won the 300-meter hurdles and played third in the 110 hurdles to help lead Fitch High School to a second-place finish in the 82nd Greater Hartford Invitational track and field meet at Simsbury High School on Saturday.
Staples won the meet with 83 points and the Falcons finished with 72. Latham's winning time in the 300 hurdles was 39.65 seconds and he finished the 110 hurdles in 15.08.
Lexus Gordon added seconds in the triple jump (42 feet, 6 inches) and long jump (20-5) while Andrew Perez was third in the pole vault (13-6) and Marquis Guess was third in the shot put (45-1 1/2).
East Lyme had a pair of champions in the meet. Kevin Foster won the javelin with a throw of 172-6 and the Vikings' 4x800 relay team of Jon Combies, Scott Butler, Tim Myers and Ben Ostrowski placed first in 8:11.41. Ostrowski added a second in the 800 (1:56.02).
Ledyard had a pair of second-place finishes. Kyle Wilson was second at 48-5 in the discus and the 4x100 team of Joseph Carter, Alex Hintz-Veldez, Alex Paterson and Steven Servedio was second at 43.40.
• Old Lyme had a pair of third-place finishes at the Old Saybrook Runnin' Rams Invite. Rob McDonald was third in the high jump (5-8) as was the 4x800 relay team of Cole McKnight, Thomas Roth, Stuart Ross and Jeff Davis (8:49.51).
• Ledyard's Lauren Scahill and Kylie Fustini won events as the Colonels finished sixth at the Greater Hartford Invitational with 36 points. Scahill captured the 1,600 in 5:06.61, breaking the school record Angela Tripp set in 1996. Fustini won the shot put at 37-4 3/4 and was also second in the discus at 120-10.
• Old Lyme's Ali Scott won a pair of events at the Old Saybrook Runnin' Rams Invite. Scott captured the 200 in 27.21 and the 400 in 1:00.43 for the Wildcats.
• East Lyme fell to 10-3 with an 8-7 overtime loss at Hand. Evan Long and Adam Opsahl each had two goals and an assist while Nick Geary had a goal and two assists and Andrew Bernard and Mark Chmielewski each had goal for the Vikings (10-3).
• Nick Kane scored five goals and Eric Brown added four goals and three assists in St. Bernard's 12-7 win over West Haven. Pete Stanners had three goals and two assists while Zack Peterson had two goals and Connor Gralton added one for the Saints (4-9).
• Twelve different players scored goals in Waterford's 17-3 victory over Wheeler in the Eastern Connecticut Conference Small Division. Grant Larson had three goals and two assists while Jeff Gran had three goals and an assist and Ryan Brouwer added two goals and an assist for the Lancers (6-8, 3-4). Jake Sylvestri had two goals for the Lions (0-9, 0-4).
• Kiki Ryan had eight goals and two assists in East Lyme's 14-10 win over Guilford. Jane Bartlett made 21 saves for the Vikings, who rallied from a 7-4 first-half deficit. Lindsay Schneider had three goals while Belle Kenny, Rebecca McGlone and Jill Bartlett also scored for East Lyme (11-3).
• Julie Chabot had five goals and Mackenzie Potter added four goals and three assists, leading Waterford past Wheeler, 22-9, in the ECC Small. Nicole McComic had three goals and two assists and Riley Dimmock added three goals for the Lancers (7-6, 4-3). Jess Muller had seven goals while Kori Hensley and Madison Jones each added one for the Lions (0-9, 0-5).
• Kirsten Drobiak threw a two-hitter, leading Griswold past Waterford, 2-1. Nycole Sylvestre had two doubles and scored a run for the Wolverines (12-5). Talia Rickerson's single knocked in the only run for the Lancers (12-5).
• Mike Mann had three hits and drove in four runs as Old Lyme beat Hale-Ray 12-1 in the Shoreline Conference. Matt Pryzbysz earned the win, allowing three hits over six innings, and also had two hits and scored twice. Dave Peck drove in four runs and Mann scored twice for Old Lyme (11-5, 10-4).
• St. Bernard clinched the ECC Small Division with a 4-3 win over Lyman Memorial in eight innings on Friday night at Dodd Stadium. Reliever Willie Rios (8-1) earned the win and Anthony Malchiodi had the game-winning hit in the eighth for the Saints (14-2, 9-0).
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