Jesse Socci won two events and Tim Becker captured the 3,200 to lead Wilton's boys to a third-place finish at Tuesday's Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference track and field championships. The Warriors finished with 59 points. Danbury won the team title with 126.
Wilton's girls finished fifth with 54.5 points. Kafesha Thomas had two top-three finishes for the Warriors. Danbury ran away with the team title with 162.5.
Socci won the shot put (50 feet, 5 inches) and discus (134 feet, 10 inches). Becker took control on the last two laps of the 3,200 and won in 9:42.99. Becker was also fourth in the 1,600 in 4:22.79.
Ned Hemmerle finished second in the pole vault with a leap of 13 feet, 6 inches. Other Wilton boys who picked up points included Alex Ward (third, triple jump), Devin Qurk (seventh, triple jump) and Marko Piedmont (sixth, javelin).
Thomas finished second in the 300 hurdles in 46.52 and third in the 200 in 26.42. Other top individual efforts for the Wilton girls included Katie Ward (fifth, high jump), Lindsay Lauricella (eighth, 100 hurdles), Alosha Southern (fourth, 1,600, and sixth, 3,200), Zoe Gaston (third, 3,200), Rebecca Craig (sixth, 1,600) and Sarah Guth (fourth, 800).
The 4 x 800 took fourth with Julia Broach, Rebecca Craig, Brynn Hansson and Sarah Guth. The 4 x 100 took fourth with Lauren Borchetta, Taylor Gillespie, Julia Nachemson and Brynn Parsons. The 4 x 400 relay team took sixth with Guth, Gillespie, Thomas and Hansson.
Complete results are available at mysportsresults.com .
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