Overcoming many obstacles this year, the boys finished in 2nd place overall, and the girls took 3rd. Below is a photo of the 1st Team All Shoreline winners. Carley Moyher won the javelin. The boys 4x800 of Cam Garrelts, Ryan Agro, Ben Rakowski, and Mike Callis won their race. Ben Rakowski took first in the open 400m and Cam Garrelts took home the 3200m win. To end the meet, the boys 4x400m team of Lucien Afragolo, Ben Rakowski, Ryan Agro, and Connor Agro crossed first. Another highlight of the meet was a new PR and HK school record was set at 10' by Adrienne Schultz.
Freshman competed in the Warrior Freshman Invitational at Valley Regional HS. The official results from the meet are posted at the Paynes Corning Timing website. Overall, the girls placed 4th with 16 points and boys placed 2nd with 28 points.
Highlights of the meet include Elena Boyington winning the 100m dash (13.93), finishing second in the 200m dash (28.84), and taking fifth in the long jump (13'1.5"). Sadie strom finished second in the 800m with 2:45.17, fourth in the 100 hurdles (18.66), and another fourth place finish in the long jump (13'5.5"). Autumn Coady took second in the 100 hurdles (18.43). Destiny Pendleton had a good day in the throws, placing third in both the shotput (22'9") and discus (68'11").
On the boys side, the 4x400m team of James Bruder, Seth Freeman, Carter Murray, and Kyle Criscoulo crushed the competition with a time of 3:59.40. Those boys also made up the dominating 4x800m team, finishing first with a 9:32.40. Dalton Brown finished fifth in the 100m dash (12.52). Tyler Knapp took third in the pole vault at 9'6". Colton Lavoie took first in the shot put (32'4") and second in the discus (91'11"). Trading results, Chase Mack took first in the discus (94'11") and second in the shotput (31'10")
On Tuesday, the Haddam Killingworth boys and girls track teams competed in a tri-meet at home at the Richard Dupuis track against Old Saybrook and North Branford. Both the boys and girls team entered the meet with an undefeated 11-0 record but were matched up against perennial Shoreline powerhouse Old Saybrook boys and girls who also entered into the contest undefeated. Facing the tough competition, the HK boys and girls team beat Old Saybrook and North Branford in highly contested meet. The boys defeated Old Saybrook 87-62 and beat North Branford 122-20 to finish the dual meet undefeated at 13-0 for the spring season. Since 2011, the boys spring track has only lost one dual meet and has a record of 59-1 during that time. Leading the way for the Cougars were victories in the 4x800 and 4x400 relays along with the following individual event winners: junior Shahzaih Khalid 100 (11.4) and 200 (23.8), junior Jamie Bowen who won the high jump (5'10") and javelin (148'6"), senior Cameron Garrelts won the 1600 (4:41) and 800 (2:03), sophomore Andrew Meredith 3200 (9:57), senior Ben Rakowski won the 400 (52.1) and junior Nate Parker won the triple jump (38'7").
The H-K girls team also defeated both schools on the afternoon to remain undefeated and finish their dual meet season with a record 13-0 for the spring as they beat Old Saybrook by a score of 84.5-65.5 and defeated North Branford by a score of 128-21. Leading the way for the Cougars was a sweep in all 3 relays: the 4x800, 4x100 and 4x400 along with the following individual event winners: senior Madie Brandon who placed first in the 1600 (5:26) and 800 (2:29), sophomore Veronica Chrzanowski won the 200 (26.9) and long jump (16'0"), senior Jackie Stephens won the 400 (61.6), sophomore Kelsey D'Amico won the 3200 (12:01) and senior Anaka Maher who swept all three trowing events by winning the shot put (34'10") the javelin (109'5") and discus (96').
This past weekend, several members of the HK boys and girls track teams competed at the prestigious 49th annual Loucks Games in White Plains, NY. Competing against some of the best athletes on the east coast, this meet consisted of over 300 high schools from New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Washington D.C, Virginia and even Canada.
The highlight of the meet was the 4x800 relays run on Saturday morning against the top competition. The boys team of Cameron Garrelts, Ryan Agro, Andrew Meredith and Ben Rakowski not only placed 2nd in their race but crushed their school record set just last week running a time of 8:01.88 which qualifies them for the New Balance National Scholastic Outdoor National Championship Meet held at the end of June in Greensboro, NC. This same foursome had previous qualified for the National Championship meet in the Distance Medley Relay several weeks ago.
Not to be outdone, the girls 4x800 relay team of Kelsey D'Amico, Lexie Bouthillier, Lizzie Early and Maddie Brandon also broke the school record running a time of 9:48.68 to place third in the race.
The field events were highlighted by Anaka Maher and Carly Moyher in the javelin who placed 4th and 5th overall with throws of 106'4" and 100'9".
On Thursday evening the boys and girls distance medley relay teams both ran extremely well and came away with 6th place finishes. The girls team of Kelsey D'Amico, Jackie Stephens, Lexie Bouthillier and Maddie Brandon not only ran 12:34.8 to shatter their previous school record (set several weeks ago) by over 10 seconds but also narrowly missed qualifying for the national championship meet. The boys team of Andrew Meredith, Ryan Agro, Ben Rakowski and Cameron Garrelts ran a time of 10:33.72 finish 6th out of 37 teams.
Results are below:
On Saturday the boys and girls competed at the Running Rams Invite at Old Saybrook High School. Athletes were limited to 2 events each, but were allowed to pick their own events to focus on. Below are the results.
Tuesday's meet results are posted below in html documents. This meet's win puts both boys and girls teams at 11-0 records for the Shoreline meet season.
Complete results from the
11th Annual Irv Black Invitational
can be found at the link below.
Results from tuesday's tri-meet are posted below. Team, individual, and overall results are seperated into different pdf files.
These results give both teams a 9-0 conference meet record for the season.
After our first ever showing at this meet we saw some great results. The Girls Team won the overall Class S team category with a score of 93 points. The Boys Team came in 3rd with 64 points in the Class S category.
The boys 4x1600m team broke the meet record on Friday night, followed by the Distance Medley team running fast enough to possibly run at Nationals.
You can see how we did through the Paynes Corner website, or our kids specifically by downloading the html file below.
HK Track & Field / XC
This page keeps record of all the results from the indoor and outdoor meets.