New Canaan boys track roundup
At the FCIAC Championships on Thursday, Feb. 3, the New Canaan Rams boys claimed second place out of 14 teams by scoring 67 points, trailing only Danbury's 93 points.
For the Rams, Kevin Macari took 10th place in the 55-meter with a time of 6.89 seconds. In the 300-meter, Cameron Armstrong claimed third place by clocking in at 36.38 seconds, and Alex Millisits came in 14th with a time of 38.57 seconds. In the 600-meter, Alex Spinu took third place with a time of 1:25.01, Isaiah Maisonette came in seventh place with a time of 1:29.96, and James Arliss finished 18th with a time of 1:33.58.
In pole vault, Conover and Cameron Armstrong tied for sixth place. Macari also claimed 13th place in the long jump. New Canaan claimed two of the top three spots in shot put, as Alex Farina won the event and Rami Hamdan came in third place.
At the FCIAC Championships on Thursday, Feb. 3, the New Canaan Rams girls claimed sixth place out of 14 teams by scoring 28.33 points. Danbury won the meet with 79 points.
In the 55-meter, Maureen Schott and Eileen Dinnie took 12th and 17th place in 7.86 and 8.06 seconds, respectively. In the 300-meter, Melanie Escalante claimed fifth place by clocking in at 44.13 seconds. Escalante also took eighth place in the 600-meter with a time of 1:44.39. In the 1,600-meter, Caroline Murray claimed second place with a time of 5:17.74. Murray also won the 3,200-meter with a time of 11:36.81, Stephanie Benko came in second place with a time of 11:44.01, and Kelly Saiz came in 11th place with a time of 12:34.15.
In pole vault, Heather Schumacher came in sixth place. In shot put, Isabel Herde and Sydney Czech came in 9th and 14th place, respectively.