The Staples boys cross country team opened its season on Tuesday in convincing fashion.

The Wreckers swept their five-team meet at home, recording victories over Wilton 23-37, Trumbull 19-38, Trinity Catholic 15-50 and Bassick (not scored).

Staples senior Henry Wynne, an All-New England honoree last fall, finished first in 16 minutes and 27 seconds, besting Wilton's Spencer Brown (16:38) and Matt Caswell (17:32).

The Wreckers placed six additional runners in the top 15 spots as sophomore Oliver Hickson came in fourth (17:33), senior Sam Cohen was sixth (17:34), junior Peter Elkind was seventh (17:37), senior Patrick Nolan was ninth (17:50), senior Brad Payne was 11th (18:02) and junior Will McDonald was 15th (18:35).

In the girls' race, Staples freshman Hannah DeBalsi finished first in 18:06 as her team ran past Trumbull 25-32 and Bassick (not scored), but fell to Wilton.

Wilton, which topped Staples 20-39, placed six runners in the top 10.

Staples' second-fastest runner was sophomore Erica Hefnawy, who came in ninth in 19:10.

A trio of seniors took Staples' next three spots as Alexandra O'Kane was 11th (19:15), Caroline Corbally was 13th (19:43) and Georgia Kursten was 15th (19:47).

Staples junior Kellen Smithson finished 19th (20:29) and senior Judy Feng was 20th (20:30).

Top 20 boys finishers

1. Henry Wynne, Staples--16:27; 2. Spencer Brown, Wilton--16:38; 3. Matt Caswell, Wilton--17:32; 4. Oliver Hickson, Staples--17:33; 5. Austin Held, Trumbull--17:33; 6. Sam Cohen, Staples--17:34; 7. Peter Elkind, Staples--17:37; 8. Rami Mohamed, Trumbull--17:47: 9. Patrick Nolan, Staples--17:50; 10. Nicholas Laskos, Trumbull--17:55; 11. Brad Payne, Staples--18:02; 12. Nick Grew, Trumbull--18:07; 13. Spencer Taylor, Wilton--18:23; 14. Shane Romancheck, Trumbull--18:28; 15. William McDonald, Staples--18:35; 16. Jake Berman, Staples--18:36; 17. Owen Mellin, Wilton--18:53; 18. Griffin Stein, Staples--18:57; 19. Zack Teixiera, Trumbull--19:00; 20. Kevin Crossley, Trumbull--19:10.

Top 20 girls finishers

1. Hannah DeBalsi, Staples--18:06; 2. Alex Fiesel, Wilton--18:19; 3. Alosha Southern, Wilton--18:37; 4. Keiley Gaston, Wilton--18:55; 5. Sarah Healy, Wilton--18:58; 6. Casey Chase, Wilton--19:00; 7. Alexa Pfohl, Trumbull--19:02; 8. Maddie Murphy, Wilton--19:10; 9. Erica Hefnawy, Staples--19:10; 10. Rebecca Buck, Trumbull--19:13; 11. Alexandra O'Kane, Staples--19:15; 12. Sara Steere, Trumbull--19:39; 13. Caroline Corbally, Staples--19:43; 14. Olivia Nestro, Trumbull--19:44; 15. Georgia Kursten, Staples--19:47; 16. Kate Williams, Wilton--19:49; 17. Lauren Prospect, Wilton--19:53; 18. Cailey Troller, Wilton--20:11; 19. Kellen Smithson, Staples--20:29; 20. Judy Feng, Staples--20:30.