AROUND THE HORN: Lyman Hall sprint medley, CA’s Holmes make National mark; SCSU players off and slugging; CIAC swimming re-set for Wednesday

AROUND THE HORN: Lyman Hall sprint medley, CA’s Holmes make National mark; SCSU players off and slugging; CIAC swimming re-set for Wednesday



NEW YORK — Lyman Hall’s sprint medley relay team and Cheshire Academy senior Alexis Holmes enjoyed stellar performances at the New Balance Indoor Track Nationals at the New York Armory this weekend.

The LH medley team — Jordan Crawford, Randy McFarline, Robert Ottens and Blake Jandreau — broke their own school record in placing 7th in the Emerging Elite Division. Their time was 3:37.22.

Holmes, a Hamden native, earned All-American honors in two events by placing second in the 400 meters and third in the 200. Her times were 53.6 seconds in the 400 and 23.86 in the 200.

Holmes will run at Penn State next year.

Sports Reunion meets March 20

MERIDEN — With snow again in the forecast, the Meriden Sports Reunion Committee has rescheduled its March 13 meeting to next Tuesday, March 20 at the Meriden Elks Club at 4 p.m. All committee members are urged to attend.

This year’s Meriden Sports Reunion is on the calendar for Tuesday, April 10 at 6 p.m. at the Elks Club. Tickets are available from committee members, at Alan's Cup’n Saucer and from Chairman Patsy Papandrea at 203-235-5413.

This year’s Sportsmen of Distinction are Jerry Melesko (Meriden High Era) and Rob Jachym (Platt/Maloney Era).

CIAC swimming set for Wednesday

CHESHIRE — The CIAC Class M and S championship boys swim meets scheduled for Tuesday have been postponed one day by the incoming snow.

That means all four state class championships will take place on Wednesday.

The Class LL and L meets remain at Wesleyan University as orginally scheduled, with Class LL starting at 1:30 p.m. and Class L at 6 p.m.

The Class M and S meets move from Wesleyan to Cornerstone Aquatics Center in West Hartford. The Class M meet startsat 1:30 p.m., Class S at 6.

Southington, Cheshire and the Meriden Co-op compete in Class LL, Lyman Hall in Class L and Sheehan in Class S.

There is already one area state class champ: Sheehan junior Andrew Buehler, who won Class S diving last week in Plainville.

Local Owls shine in Sunshine State

NEW HAVEN — A pair of area products had standout performances for Southern Connecticut State University on Sunday in Florida.

Wallingford’s Nolan Cloutier went 2-for-4, drove in three runs and scored another in Southern’s 11-2 win over Post in Boca Raton. Cloutier, a sophomore outfielder out of Sheehan, connected for a double and two-run single.

In softball, senior infielder BryAnna McIntosh of Cheshire went 4-for-5 in Southern’s season openers. The Owls fell to Fairmont State (3-2) and New York Tech (5-2) in Clermont. McIntosh, batting third and playing shortstop, belted a solo home run.


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