Ridgefield track teams sweep Central, Westhill
The Ridgefield High boys and girls outdoor track and field teams combined to go 4-0 on Monday at Tiger Hollow.
The Ridgefield girls swept Bridgeport Central and Westhill by scores of 139-6 and 97-48, respectively, while the Ridgefield boys also registered wins over Central (96-34) and Westhill (82-64).
Leah Moroknek was a double winner for the Ridgefield girls, placing first in the high jump (4'10") and the triple jump (32'4.50").
Also providing first-place individual finishes were Carrina Dabroi in the 200-meter dash (27.36), Eliza Overlock in the 400 (1:05.29), Mackenzie Noonan in the 800 (2:33.94), Clodagh Ryan in the 1600 (5:42.57), Samantha McLemore in the 3200 (12:15.96), Erin Daugherty in the 300 hurdles (49.19), and Elizabeth DeMassa in the long jump (16'0").
Emma Langis, Kate Langis, Elizabeth Jasminski, and Kasey McGerald combined to win the 4x100 relay (52.96), and Cailin Goetz, Eva McKinley, Overlock, and Daugherty were first in the 4x400 relay (4:31.42).
Contributing second-place finishes for the Tigers were Sydney Rosen in the 100-meter dash, McGerald in the 200-meter dash, Allegra Devoe in the 400, Stephanie D'Orso in the 3200, Daugherty in the 100 hurdles, Alexa Sasse in the 300 hurdles, Allison Donnelly in the high jump, Moroknek in the long jump, and Tasha Riek in the triple jump.
Third-place finishes came from Goetz in the 400, Sydney Giordano in the 800, Alexis Dunn in the 1600, Sarah de Lange in the 3200, Sasse in the 100 hurdles, Overlock in the long jump, Sophie Reale in the pole vault, Riek in the long jump, DeMassa in the triple jump, Carli Ciavarelli in the shot put, and Abigail Karras in the discus.
For the Ridgefield boys team, Liam Byrne and Evan Wein combined to win five events. Byrne triumphed in the shot put (42'8"), the discus (133'0") and the javelin (141'7"), while Wein prevailed in the the 200-meter dash (23.73) and the 110-meter hurdles (16.29).
Also finishing first for the Tigers were Charles MacArthur in the 800 (2:05.59), Samuel McDonough in the 300 hurdles (43.65), Chris Colucci in the pole vault (11'0''), Kurt Monahan in the long jump (19'6.50"), and Liam Smith in the triple jump (37'6.50").
McDonough, Monahan, Grant Harmer, and Will Baker teamed to win the 4x100 relay in a time of 45.94 seconds.
Finishing second for Ridgefield were Baker in the 200, Oliver Dunn in the 1600, McDonough in the 110 hurdles, and Monahan in the triple jump.
James Ross, Tim Sganga, Colin Tarpey, and Omkar Ratnaparkhi were second in the 4x400 relay.
Third-place finishes came from Sganga in the 400, Ethan Snyder in the 800, Smith in the high jump, Ryan Contreras in the pole vault, Tarpey in the triple jump, and Miles Stoddart in the shot put.