Staples girls track teammates, coach cited as Hearst CT Media All-Stars
Published 11:52 am, Thursday, July 9, 2015
Hannah DeBalsi, Staples, MVP: Won the 3200 in Class LL (10:31.63) and State Open (10:28.76) ... Won 1600 in Class LL (4:53.51).
Olivia Wiener, Staples: Won the javelin in Class LL (121-1) and second in State Open (133-6).
Elizabeth Knoll, Staples: Won the high jump in State Open (5-7) and Class LL (5-6, tied meet record).
Leah Sarkisian, Danbury: Won the 800 in Class LL (2:19.35) and second at State Open (2:16.55).
Niema Riley, Danbury: Won the 100 (12:32) and 200 (25.40) in Class LL ... Member of Class LL-winning 4x400 relay.
Laurel Bailey, Shelton: Won the pole vault in Class LL (10-6) and tied for second at State Open (10-6).
Samantha Stevens, Shelton: Won the shot put in Class LL (36-7.75) and State Open (38-8.25) ... Won the discus in Class LL (121-3) and second at State Open (115-2).
Jessica Centore, Law: Was first in the 400 in Class MM (58.28) and State Open (57.38).
Savada Robinson, Oxford: Won the 200 at the State Open (25.86) and second in Class M (26.21).
Michaela Meyer, Pomperaug: Was second in the 800 in Class L (2:13.39) and fourth in State Open (2:18.21).
Madeleine Schneider, Darien: Won the pole vault at the State Open (11-0).
Jada Harris, St. Joseph: Won the 100 hurdles in Class M (15.49).
Emma Koether, Ludlowe: Won the 400 in Class LL (58.34).
Michaela Nowicki, Newtown: Finished second in the discus in Class LL (118-9) and fourth in the shot put (32-3.5).
Grace Blackwell, Barlow: Finished second in the 400 in Class MM (58.30) and fourth at the State Open (57.75).
Coach of the Year: Jesse McCray, Staples: Led Wreckers to first in Class LL and third at the State Open.
Schools that did not return ballots or returned incomplete ones: Bassick, Bethel, Brookfield, Central, Darien, Derby, Greenwich, Harding, Immaculate, Law, Ludlowe, McMahon, New Canaan, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, O’Brien Tech, Platt Tech, Pomperaug, Ridgefield, Seymour, Shelton, Stamford, Stratford, Trinity Catholic, Trumbull, Westhill, Wilton.