Meyer, Skelton lead Darien at CIAC cross country championships

Cam Meyer finished ninth in the Class LL girls race and Thomas Skelton was 15th in the Class L boys race to highlight Darien’s day at the CIAC cross country championships in Wickham Park on Saturday.

Meyer had a time of 20:05 on the 5,000-meter course, with Avery Johnson 38th in 21:37, and Alison Meyers 39th in 21:43.

Rounding out the Wave lineup were 93 Elizabeth Gonnella (93rd, 24:04), 
94 Bronwyn Fitzgerald (94th, 24:04), Ella Bates (101st, 24:20), and Evelyn Trydel (106th, 24:36).

Darien finished 11th with 269 points.

For the boys, Skelton covered the 5K course in 17:18, helping the Wave finish ninth with 241 points.

Skelton was followed by Pasquale Hoffman (45th, 18:18), Thomas Aponte (53rd, 18:37), Nick Yoo (61st, 18:55), Owen Gluck (73rd, 19:13), Aven Mallie (76th, 19:13), and Jason Rideout (89th, 19:22).; @dstewartsports