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Avon runners finish in top 10 at CCC championship meet

MANCHESTER, Oct. 16 – Both Avon High cross country teams earned top 10 finishes at the 2019 Central Connecticut Conference championship meet at Wickham Park on Wednesday.

Rhiannon Richmond finished eleventh overall with a time of 19:57.1 to lead the Falcons girls team to a sixth place finish in the CCC. Hall easily won the girls meet with three runners in the top 10 and five runners among the top 17 finishers. The Warriors beat Simsbury, 49-88.

Avon finished sixth in the CCC for the third time in the last four seasons. Gabrielle Richmond (33, 21:12), Maureen Ek (40, 21:24), Sarah Lancasters (50, 21:53) and Logan Jacobs (58, 22:24) rounded out the top five scoring for the Falcons. There are 32 teams in the CCC and 26 fielded a full girls teams.

The Avon High boys cross country team finished tenth – their best finish since taking eighth in 2016. Tyler Hinrichs led Avon by finishing 33rd in the field of more than 200 runners.

Daniel Carvalho (52, 17:54), Anish Rajamanickham (74, 18:23), Lucas Hester (77, 18:24) and David Parry (80, 18:30) were among the top five varsity runners for the Falcons. Avon’s Jack Martin did start the race and was running with the race leaders but dropped out with a muscle cramp. Head coach Courtney Fusco said he should be fine for the upcoming CIAC state championship meet.

In the boys championship race, Tolland had three runners in the top 10 and five in the top 15 to beat Conard, 44-60 to win the CCC championship. Gavin and Callum Sherry finished first and fourth, respectively, but the next Conard runner finished 14th. Thirty of the CCC’s 32 teams fielded full teams.

Rhiannon Richmond, Gabrielle Richmond, Marenn Ek, Sarah Lancaster earned All-CCC West honors along with Tyler Hinrichs, and Dan Carvalho.

Avon returns to action on Saturday, October 26 when the Falcons participate in the CIAC Class MM championship meet back here at Wickham Park. The girls run at 1 p.m. with the boys racing at 1:35 p.m.

2019 Central Connecticut Conference championships
At Wickham Park, Manchester
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
Team results: 1. Hall 49, 2. Simsbury 88, 3. Glastonbury 99, 4. Tolland 152, 5. E.O. Smith 152, 6. Avon 192, 7. Southington 201, 8. Rocky Hill 243, 9. Berlin 255, 10. Farmington 288, 11. Wethersfield 322, 12. Middletown 341, 13. Manchester 355, 14. RHAM 374, 15. Newington 402, 16. Windsor 410, 17. Bristol Central 528, 18. Bristol Eastern 545, 19. Conard 587, 20. Lewis Mills 588, 21. South Windsor 594, 22. Enfield 674, 23. Northwest Catholic 678, 24. Bloomfield 682, 25. Maloney 686, 26. Plainville 769

CCC West results. 1. Hall 32, 2. Simsbury 64, 3. Glastonbury 66, 4. Southington 106, 5. Avon 114, 6. Farmington 145, 7. Conard 222, 8. NW Catholic 237

Individual results – 1. Kate Hedlund, Manchester, 18:59 for 3.1 miles at Wickham Park, 2. Jenna Zydanowicz, Hall, 19:01, 3. Amanda Derway, Simsbury, 19:06, 4. Elizabeth Stockman, Rocky Hill 19:08, 5. Peyton Bornstein, Tolland, 19:26, 6. Nora Holmes, Hall, 19:29, 7. Jackie Izzo, Southington, 19:33, 8. Calista Mayer, Tolland, 19:40, 9. Casey MacElhiney, Glastonbury 19:47, 10. Katherine Sanderson, Hall, 19:47
Avon results – 11. Rhiannon Richmond 19:57.1, 33. Gabrielle Richmond 21:12, 40. Maureen Ek 21:24, 50. Sarah Lancaster 21:53, 58. Logan Jacobs 22:24, 90. Autumn Wolfe 23:37, 109. Bryneth Chang 24:06

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
Team results – 1. Tolland 44, 2. Conard 60, 3. Glastonbury 147, 4. Hall 155, 5. Bristol Central 168, 6. Newington 183, 7. Southington 184, 8. Simsbury 226, 9. Wethersfield 256, 10. Avon 316, 11. Manchester 360, 12. Berlin 370, 13. East Catholic 381, 14. Middletown 399, 15. Enfield 406, 16. South Windsor 434, 17. Rocky Hill 444, 18. E.O. Smith 486, 19. RHAM 511, 20. Bristol Eastern 549, 21. Maloney 592, 22. Farmington 674, 23. Plainville 675, 24. Lewis Mills 677, 25. NW Catholic 686, 26. East Hartford 794, 27. Windsor 800, 28. Hartford Public 810, 29. Bloomfield 873, 30. Platt 983

CCC West results – 1. Conard 28, 2. Glastonbury 67, 3. Hall 71, 4. Southington 91, 5. Simsbury 104, 6. Avon 142, 7. Farmington 235, 8. NW Catholic 236

Individual results: 1. Gavin Sherry, Conard, 15:43 for 3.1 miles at Wickham Park, 2. Samuel Geisler, Newington 16:01, 3. Alex Sauter, Tolland, 16:11, 4. Callum Sherry, Conard, 16:21, 5. Jacob Smith, Glastonbury, 16:24, 6. Jackson Cayward, Tolland 16:28, 7. Jacob Gerow, Tolland 16:28, 8. Jackson Grady, Hall 16:28, 9. Owen Wollenberg, Simsbury 16:29, 10. Nate DeAngelo, Bristol Central 16:30
Avon results – 33. Tyler Hinrichs 17:40.4, 52. Daniel Carvalho 17:54, 74. Anish Rajamanickam 18:23, 77. Lucas Hester 18:24, 80. David Parry 18:30, 82, Carver Morgan 18:32, 89. Jevonte Eaves 18:39

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