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Outdoor Track 2019: HKHS Victorious Over East Hampton & North Branford

Submitted by Matt Diglio, Coach.
Matt Jennings and Seth Freeman leading the way in the boys 1600

On Tuesday, April 23, 2019 the Haddam Killingworth boys and girls track teams opened their season as they competed in a tri-meet at home at the Richard Dupuis Track against East Hampton and North  Branford.  Both the boys and girls team came away with two victories on the day as the boys defeated North Branford by a score of 142-3 and beat East Hampton by a score of 108-42 to start their dual meet season 2-0.  Leading the way for the Cougars were the following event winners: Luke Sodergren 110 hurdles (16.0) and 300 hurdles (42.3), Seth Regan 100 (11.5) and 200 (23.8), Dalton Brown long jump (18’7″) and triple jump (37’4″), Christian Uzwiak 3200 (10:30), Eamon Sweeney high jump (5’8″), Trey Callendar shot put (47’5″), Wally Sample javelin (126’8″), Tyler Knapp pole vaut (12’0) and Colton Lavioe Discus (127’0″).  The boys 4×800 and 4×400 relays were also victorious on the day helping the team score valuable points.

Elena Boyington and Ly-Linh Criscuolo in the girls 100 dash
The H-K girls team also went 2-0 on the day to begin their dual meet as they beat North Branford by a score of 112-33 and defeated East Hampton by a score of 79-71. Leading the way for the Cougars were the following event winners: Autumn Coady won the 100 hurdles (17.0), Emma Anziano 800 (2:32), Gabby Lester shot put (26’11”), Reilly Jenkins javelin (83’7″) and Grace-Ann Purcell triple jump (28’3″). The girls 4×800 and 4×400 relays were also victorious on the afternoon to propel the girls to their victories.
The track teams will next be in action on Friday and Saturday at the O’Grady Relays in Bethel and then next Tuesday, April 30 as they travel to Cromwell to compete in a tri-meet against Coginchaug and Cromwell.

Photos by the Minervinos.

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