Darien boys track team's December results
On Friday, Dec. 16, the Darien boys track and field team place seventh at the New Haven Invitational with 16 points.
C.J. Raia placed second in the high jump with a mark of 5-10 to lead the way. Matt Pik was fourth in the 400 in 53.02 while Nick Lombardo was fifth in the long jump with 20-4. Also contributing to the scoring was Michael Johnston who was fifth in the 1,600 in 4:41.63 and Cameron Smith who was sixth in the high jump at 5-6. Windsor Hall was sixth in the pole vault at 10-6.
Will Lochtefeld was eighth in shot put with a throw of 42-7.75. Pik was 7th in the 800 in 2:05.06. Spencer McMullin was eighth in the long jump with 19-9.5.
Other notable performances included McMullin (55, 7.02, 19th), Charlie Baird (3200, 10:15.11, 16th), Michael Coe (3200, 10:15.39, 17th), Reed Coots (shot put, 38-2.5, 18th) and the 4 x 800 team of Billy Siemers, Sean Lee, Andrew Xiong and Eli Converse (ninth, 9:01.31).
On Saturday, Dec. 17, the team competed at Reindeer Relays. The 4 x 225 team of Lombardo, Corey Eppley, Pik and McMullin placed first in 1:56.1. The 4 x 375 team of Pik, Elliott Helgans, Judson Bergman and Marcus Iqbal also took first place (3:35.27). The sprint medley team of Bergman, Eppley, McMullin and Johnston was third in 3:50.88. Lombardo was also second in the long jump (19-5) and second in the high jump (5-8). Harlan Smith was fourth in high jump (5-8). Eli Converse finished first in the mile.