New Canaan girls track roundup
On Saturday, the New Canaan girls track team took second place in the FCIAC East Championship against Darien, Wilton, Fairfield Warde, Bassick and St. Joseph at Wilton High School. The Rams scored 96.7 points to claim second place but finished well Darien's 194 points.
In the 45-meter dash, Eileen Dinnie and Julie Spindel took third and fourth place with times of 6.92 and 6.99 seconds, respectively. Melanie Escalante won the 300-meter by clocking in at 44.95 seconds and Alexandra Naughton took ninth place with a time of 51.16 seconds. In the 600-meter, Escalante took fourth place with a time of 1:48.37 and Elizabeth Gordon came in sixth place with a time of 1:53.24.
Caroline Murray won the 1,000-meter by clocking in at 3:12.30. Murray also took second place in the 1,600-meter with a time of 5:39.65. Stephanie Benko won the 3,200-meter with a time of 12:06.53 and Kelly Saiz claimed fifth with a time of 12:52.84.
In the high jump, Alexis Najarian took fourth place and Jaclyn McCurdy took seventh place. In pole vault, Anna Von Oehsen, Abigail Wasden and Heather Schumacher tied for sixth place. In long jump, Taylor Joyner and Cristina Konstantinovic took fourth and fifth place, respectively. In shot put, Isabelle Herde and Sydney Czech took fifth and eighth place, respectively.