Cross country roundup
The Foran High girls team defeated Hillhouse High, 15-50, on the 5K course at Eisenhower Park, Coach Shannon Ramsey’s Lions improved to 6-4. Mia Williams took first overall with a time of 22:00. Haley Ruane was second in 22:03. Emma Cote placed third in 22:17, with Jenna French sixth in 22:52. Katharine Harrison 23:17, Maggie Cummings 23:35, Samantha Inthapanhya 23:44 and Iris Chen 24:37 took the next four spots.
Coach Dick Jeyne’s boys team was edged out 28-29 by the Academics. Kevin Preneta won the meet in 19:21. Mike Melillo was fourth (20:10), James Rodriguez seventh (21:47), Brett Dumais eighth (21:55), Jake Duggan ninth (21:58) and Alex Conte ninth (22:14).
Lauralton Hall lost to SCC foes Hamden and Mercy of Middletown on Friday. Mary Feeney placed seventh for coach Ellis Gill’s Crusaders with a time of 21:21. Mary Pastorok was eighth with a time of 21:22.
Jonathan Law girls
When Jonathan Law played host to two of the top programs on an unseasonably warm October day at Eisenhower Park on Thursday, the Lady Lawmen lost to Guilford, 15-50, and Daniel Hand-Madison, 18-45. Law was led by Katie Konareski, just in her second race back from shin splints, who took eighth overall in 21:44 for the 5,000-meter course. Law’s second runner was Laura Dennigan in 16th overall (22:47) with Jenna Wasserman and Jordyn Konlian taking 20th and 21st in 23:07 and 23:23, respectively. Running fifth for Law was Lindsay Konlian in 21st place (23:23). Law’s record is now 12-5.
Jonathan Law boys
Jonathan Law finished its dual meet season with losses to perennial state powerhouses Guilford and Daniel Hand at Eisenhower Park. Coach Charlie Phillips’ Lawmen ended the year with a 9-6 record and are preparing for the SCC championships next Friday at East Shore Park in New Haven. They were once again led by Michael Loschiavo, Tyler McKenna-Hansen, Dan
Wasserman, Nick Shugrue, Charles Wang, Amir Elhelw and Luke Pleimann.