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CAS/CIAC Connecticut Class Championships

NE#2 Danbury boys dominate with 29 pts; NE#3 Glastonbury girls win as well; Donn Cabral, Heather Stephens fastest of the day

October 27, 2007 - Wickham Park, East Hartford, CT

results from casciac.org

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  • NE#2 Danbury, led by Matt Terry's 16:35 third place finish, took the Class LL title with an impressive 29 points over Glastonbury's 88. Glastonbury was fronted by individual winner and NE FL contender Donn Cabral, who blistered the field with his 15:52 victory.
  • In Class L, New Milford rode the 5-6-7 placing of Dan DeCrescenzo, Dan Watson, and Craig Hunt to a 49-58 win over a Hall team which bettered them in overal team time, and featured runner-up Everett Hackett (16:13) at the fore. Soph Andrew Judd of Conard took the Class L individual laurels with his 16:06 winner.
  • Senior Matt Kane of Fairfield Warde won the MM title, his 16:11 nearly a minute clear of second-place Bristol Eastern jr Gregory Chase's 17:10. Third place finisher David Birdsall (also 17:10) fronted his Daniel Hand HS squad to the team title with 71 points, over Darien's 85.
  • Griswold HS came away with a comfortable win in Class M, their 79 points far up on runner-up Weston's 132. Leading the individual pack was junior Michael Levene of Joel Barlow, ten seconds clear of runner-up Ryan King (Tolland) with his 16:35 winning effort.
  • Small school action saw Haddam-Killingworth take the SS team title behind runner-up Michael Waterbury (17:46), with Daniel Scully (East Catholic) the individual titlist in 17:36. The Class S trophy went to Thomaston, whose 56 points were aided greatly by the 1-2 finish of Joshua Olsen (16:42) and Richard Klauber (16:58).

  • Ridgefield senior Heather Stephens (16:04) won the Class LL individual championship over Newtown's Elise DeRoo (16:18) to lead her team to a fourth-place finish. Glastonbury, behind the third place finish of Lindsay Crevoiserat (16:28) , won the team title, followed by Hall and Norwich Free Academy.
  • In a race that saw no team dominate, Simsbury won the Class L championship with 98 points, over E.O. Smith's 130. Simsbury was led by Jessica Soja's third place run (16:58), eleven seconds behind individual L titlist Kelly Flannigan, who sped to a 16:47 victory.
  • Class MM team action saw Guilford litter the top eleven with all five of their scorers, recording 30 points to Wilton's 55. The spread from 1-5 for Guilford was a slim 25-seconds, one of the better compressions on the day. Junior Erica Hines of Fermi took the individual title with a speedy 16:11 tour of the course.
  • The individual battle in the Class M race was easily one of the tightest of the day, with soph Stephanie Eldridge of RHAM and frosh Jackie Nicholas of Nonnewaug recording identical times of 16:43. Eldridge got the nod, and so did her RHAM team, as they scored 70 points for an easy victory over team runner-up New Fairfield's 124.
  • The smallest classes were highlighted by Katie Matthews' (Rocky Hill sr) Class SS winning time of 16:05, the second fastest of the entire day, a tight Class SS team battle between Griswold (116) and East Hampton (119), the 1-2 finish of Immaculate harriers Moira Kenny (16:25) and Katie Collins (16:55) in the Class S individual race, and Portland's Class S team win over St. Bernard, 62-98.

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