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Track: Avon girls win a pair with Ellington, Locks; Avon boys split

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Avon’s Maddi McHugh pulls away from the field in the 1,600 meters.

AVON, April 9 – The Avon High girls track and field team won 14 of 15 events Tuesday afternoon to remain undefeated (4-0, 4-0 NCCC) with dominant victories over Ellington, 118-31 and Windsor Locks, 143-6. Stephanie Koo (100 and 200 meters) and Maeve Reiss (300 hurdles, triple jump) won two events each for the Falcons. Koo also ran on Avon’s winning 4×100 relay team.

On the boys side, Ellington swept the meet with wins over Avon, 89½-57½ and Windsor Locks, 100-45. Avon (2-2, 2-2 NCCC) earned a victory with a 100-45 decision over the visiting Raiders.

Cory DiBacco (400) and Dan Innes (300 hurdles) won races for the Falcons while Jacob Sartain swept three field events – high jump, long jump and triple jump.

BOYS RESULTS
Ellington 89½, Avon 57½
Avon 100, Windsor Locks 45
Ellington 100, Windsor Locks 45
At Avon
4x800m Relay: Ellington A, (Jordan Dixon, Jonathan Wing, Timothy Daigle, Neal Hulstein), 8:37.74
4x100m Relay: Ellington A, (Anthony Dignoti, Thomas Mackintosh, Andrew Oliwa, Patrick Caruthers), 46.43
100m: Andrew Oliwa, Ellington 11.53
200: Patrick Caruthers, Ellington 24.14
400: Cory Dibacco, Avon 53.00
800: Neal Hulstein, Ellington 2:05.96
1600m: Neal Hulstein, Ellington 4:45.39
3,200: Jordan Dixon, Ellington 10:36.00
110m Hurdles:Mitchel Charette, Windsor Locks 21.29
300m Hurdles:Dan Innes, Avon 49.00
4x400m Relay: Ellington A, (Andrew Oliwa, Thomas Mackintosh, Jonathan Wing, Neal Hulstein), 3:40.72
Pole Vault: Nathan Sheffer, Windsor Locks 9-0
High Jump: Jacob Sartain, Avon 5-6
Long Jump: Jacob Sartain, Avon 19-6 1/4
Triple Jump: Jacob Sartain, Avon 40-9 3/4
Discus Throw: Daniel Gagnon, Ellington 93-2
Javelin Throw: Daniel Gagnon, Ellington 128-2
Shot Put:  Daniel Gagnon, Ellington 37-11

GIRLS RESULTS
Avon 118, Ellington 31
Avon 143, Windsor Locks 6
Ellington 89, Windsor Locks 41
At Avon
4x800m Relay: Avon A, (Hannah Fusaro, Risa Lewis, Maddi Mchugh, Sara Stokesbury), 10:28.77
4x100m Relay: Avon A, (Karina Bucci, Stephanie Koo, Tara Shayler, Emma Schweitzer), 53.28
100m Dash: Stephanie Koo, Avon 13.31
200m Dash: Stephanie Koo, Avon 27.65
400m Run: Amanda Holtzman, Avon 1:03.49
800m Run: Sara Stokesbury, Avon 2:28.78
1600m Run: Maddi Mchugh, Avon 5:52.61
3200m Run: Molly Hamel, Avon 12:15.19
100m Hurdles: Alannah Noonan, Avon 17.55
300m Hurdles: Maeve Reiss, Avon 53.76
4x400m Relay: Avon A, (Amanda Holtzman, Jennifer Koo, Colleenn Norton, Tara Shayler), 4:22.02
High Jump:  Caroline Renderio, Avon 4-6
Long Jump:  Kelsey Sgarlata, Ellington 14’10.75
Triple Jump:  Maeve Reiss, Avon 31-3
Pole Vault:  Kaely Quijano, Avon 8-0
Discus Throw:  Patience Turkson, Ellington 72’08.00
Javelin Throw:  Erin Sherman, Avon 63’02.00
Shot Put: Patience Turkson, Ellington 30’06.00″

 

 

 

 

Gerry deSimas, Jr., is the editor and founder of The Collinsville Press. He is an award-winning writer and has been covering sports in Connecticut and New England for more than 30 years. He was inducted into the New England High School Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2018.

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