SIMSBURY, Sept. 16 – The Canton High cross country program gets plenty of practice running the 5,000 meters at Stratton Brook Park in Simsbury. It has been the home course for the Warriors for years and it is the home of the Stratton Brook Invitational.
Senior Max Sparks, who worked hard over the summer to prepare for his final scholastic campaign, became the first Canton runner to win the Stratton Brook Invitational Saturday with his victory in the boys race.
Sparks won the Large Division race with a school record time (at Stratton Brook) of 16:33, nine seconds ahead of Staples’ William Landowne who took second in 16:42. Sparks cut 18 seconds off his time from last year when he was second in the Large Division.Continue Reading