Sports Roundup: Bristol Central boys and girls outdoor track teams beat Bristol Eastern

Published on Thursday, 17 May 2018 21:10


BRISTOL - The Bristol Central boys and girls outdoor track teams were both victorious in the meet against Bristol Eastern on Wednesday afternoon.

The Rams’ boys won their meet by a score of 135-14.

Bristol Central won 16 of 18 events to wrap up the dual meet portion of its season with a 5-1 record. Eastern’s only first place winners were Joe Hardin in the 400 meters and Zach Morton in the pole vault.

Multiple winners for the Rams included Dathan Hickey (100 meters, long jump and high jump) and Elijah Ortiz (110 and 300 hurdles). Central’s other first place winners were Nigel West in the 200, Mark Petrosky in the 800, Devin Flores in the 1,600, Nate DeAngelo in the 3,200, Hunter Peterson in the triple jump, Gabe Updegraff in the shot put, Mike Guzman in discus and Jakob Salinas in javelin.

Central’s winning relay teams included Pat Kjornrattanawanic, David Bowes, West and Hickey in the 4x100; Kjornrattanawanich, West, Ortiz and Ramon Ambert in the 4x400; and Flores, Leo Kavanaugh, Matt Roy and Adam Chawner in the 4x800.

Hardin led the Lancers with a first in the 400 and third in the 200. Eastern’s other points came from Drew Dauphinee, who was third in both the 110 and 300 hurdles, and Brendan Gale, who finished third in triple jump.

Both teams will compete in the CCC Championship meet at Eastern on Tuesday.

For the girls, Bristol Central won 103-46.

Shy-Ann Whitten was a triple winner to lead the Rams. Central improved to 5-1 with the victory. Whitten won high jump and triple jump and anchored the 4x100 relay.

Alyssa Lavoie was a double winner for Eastern, with victories in the 100 and 200 meter races and Avery Braccia won both the 800 and the 1,600.

Christine Attle won the pole vault and the 100 meter hurdles for the Rams. Other first place winners for Central were Abby Calfe in the long jump, Desarae Johnson in the javelin, Kaiya Alexander in the shot put, Salvatruce Bosco in the 1,600 and Ashleigh Clark in the 300 hurdles. The Rams won all three relay events.

Eastern also had first place finishes from Emma Rodjenski in the discus and Kayle Laprise in the 400 meters.

The winning relays for the Rams were Morgan Labbe, Adalia Malick, Mia Hinton and Whitten in the 4x100; Labbe, Natalia Popielarz, Paige Hinton and Malick in the 4x400; and Megan Curtis, Paige Hinton, Bella Crandall and Bosco in the 4x800.


Bristol Eastern 7, Bulkeley 0: The Bristol Eastern girls tennis team got one step closer to qualifying for the postseason with its 7-0 win over Bulkeley at Bristol Eastern High School on Thursday afternoon.

Amy Bhagaloo blanked her opponent at No. 1 singles for the Lancers. Julia O’Leary and Sara Stadnicki followed up Bhagaloo’s 6-0, 6-0 performance with a pair of shutouts at No. 2 and No. 3 singles.

The No. 1 and No. 2 doubles teams shut out their opponents. Kasey Simpson and Kelly Simpson blanked their opponents 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles. Sophie Johnsky and Megan Yates followed it up with a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 3 doubles.

Rounding out the Bristol Eastern wins were Tina Guo and Sarah Maglio, who each won at No. 2 doubles. The Lancers won by forfeit at No. 4 singles.

With the win, Bristol Eastern is 6-9 on the year with three matches remaining against Bristol Central, Wethersfield and Windsor. The Lancers need to win two in order to qualify for the state tournament.

Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol Central, Bristol Eastern on Thursday, 17 May 2018 21:10. Updated: Thursday, 17 May 2018 21:12.