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Canton girls earn 10th win of the season; Sparks wins fourth dual meet for CHS

SIMSBURY, Oct. 11 – Canton High’s Max Sparks won his fourth straight dual meet Tuesday at Stratton Brook Park but the Suffield High boys cross country team placed eight runners in the top 10 to sweep Canton and East Windsor.

The Wildcats (10-1) beat Canton, 20-41 and East Windsor, 15-50. Canton shutout East Windsor, too, 15-50 to improve to 6-5 on the season. Sparks won the race by 26 seconds with his second fastest time of the fall.

In the girls race, Canton improved to 10-1 with a 22-34 decision over Suffield and a 15-50 win over East Windsor. The Warriors had five runners in the top 10, led by Belle Magna who earned her first dual meet victory of the season. Magna won the race by 10 seconds with her winning time of 21:19 over 3.1 miles.

Emily Briggs finished third followed by Cameron McCauley, Helena Winkler and Jocelyn Rossitto, who finished fifth, sixth and seventh, respectively.

The Warriors will return to action on Friday, Oct. 21, at the NCCC championship meet at Windsor Locks High School. Teams earn one point for each dual meet victory they earn and one point for each team they beat the league championship meet.

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
Suffield 20, Canton 41
Suffield 15, East Windsor 50
Canton 15, East Windsor 50
At Simsbury
Individual results – 1. Max Sparks (C) 16:53 for 3.1 miles at Stratton Brook Park, 2. N. Englander (S) 17:19, 3. N. Sinofsky (S) 17:31, 4. J. Sharp (S) 18:02, 5. R. Cleaves (S) 18:11, 6. R. Corr (S) 18:33, 7. C. Miller (S) 18:49, 8. J. Nieroda (S) 19:22, 9. C. Brydges (S) 19:41, 10. S. Richard (C) 19:47
Records: Suffield 10-1, Canton 6-5, East Windsor 1-10

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
Canton 22, Suffield 34
Canton 15, East Windsor 50
Suffield 15, East Windsor 50
At Simsbury
Individual results – 1. Belle Magna (C) 21:19 for 3.1 miles a Stratton Brook Park, 2. H. Englander (S) 21:29, 3. Emily Briggs (C) 21:46, 4. K. Stanio (S) 22:14, 5. Cameron McCauley (C) 22:27, 6. Helena Winkler (C) 23:30, 7. Jocelyn Rossitto (C) 23:38, 8. C. Kirschbaum (S) 24:41, 9. O. Vuocolo (S) 24:41, 10. Lindsay LaClair (C) 24:46
Records: Canton 10-1, Suffield 5-6, East Windsor 0-8

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