2021 CIAC Boys Cross Country Championship Preview Capsule

WHEN: Monday

WHERE: Wickham Park, Manchester

Class LL

Time: 1 p.m.

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Runners to watch: Ethan Mandfredi (Norwich Free Academy), fourth ECC championships (17:34); Tyler Crabb (Norwich Free Academy), seventh ECC championship (17:46); Mason Beaudette (Amity) second SCC championship (15:58.2); Angel Perez (Fairfield Prep) fifth SCC championship (16:25.6); Parker Paragas (Amity) eighth SCC championship (16:38.4); Nikita Omelchenko (Wilbur Cross); Sebastian Halpern (Wilbur Cross) 11th SCC championship (16:44.4); Nathan Cramer (Fairfield Ludlowe) won FCIAC championship (16:11); Zachary Taubman (Staples) second FCIAC championship (16:15); Matthew McDonough (Ridgefield) third FCIAC championship (16:15); Mohammed Abunar (Trumbull) fourth FCIAC championship (16:20); Aidan Puffer (Manchester) second CCC championship (15:35.20).

Class L

Time: 11:25 a.m.

Runners to watch: Eamon Burke (Xavier) won SCC championship (15:35.2); Brody Santagata (Xavier) fourth SCC championship (16:19); Michael Masotti (Guilford) seventh SCC championship (16:35.8); Tyler Caron (Cheshire) 10th SCC championship (16:43.2); Collin Walsh (New Milford) won SWC championship (16:49.15); Callum Sherry (Conard) won CCC championship (15:31.20); Gavin Sherry (Conard); Michael Bohlke (Newington) third CCC championship (15:45.60); Luke Davis (Simsbury) ninth CCC championship (16:41.20).

Class MM

Time: 10:20 a.m.

Runners to watch: Luke Anthony (East Lyme) won ECC championship 16:20; Brendan Fant (East Lyme) ninth ECC championship (17:51). Ian Hoffman (Woodstock Academy), sixth ECC championship (17:41); Alex Cole (Watertown) fourth NVL championship (17:27); Jack O’Keefe (Hand) third SCC championship (16:14.8); Harrison Grenier (Hand) sixth SCC championship (16:31.6); Nick Montana (Hand) ninth SCC championship (16:41.8); Carver Morgan (Avon) fourth CCC championship (16:12.20); Evan Boland (E.O. Smith) eighth CCC championship (16:37.90).

Class M

Time: 9:15 a.m.

Runners to watch: Colin Slavin (Woodland) won NVL championship (17:00); Nicholas LaChapelle (Woodland) second NVL championship (17:12); Griffin Mandirola (Suffield) won NCCC championship (17:03.57); Damian Smith (Ellington) second NCCC championship (17:18); Cooper Capola (Weston) second SWC championship (17:14.22); Calvin Young (Barlow) third SWC championship (17:16.96); Luke Stoeffler (Tolland) seventh CCC championship (16:33.30); Justin Cascio (Lewis Mills) 10th CCC championship (16:42.80).

Class SS

Time: 3:10 p.m.

Runners to watch: Michael Strain (Griswold) second ECC championship 17:27; Jacob Strain (Griswold) fifth ECC championship (17:40); Lucas Strain (Griswold) eighth ECC championship (17:50); Jack Pothier (Plainfield) third ECC championship(17:32); Christian Malave (Ansonia) third NVL championship (17:25); Jack Dendinger (Canton) third NCCC championship (17:33.87); Caleb Freeman (Haddam-Killingworth) second Shoreline Conference championship (17:36.3).

Class S

Time: 2:05 p.m.

Runners to watch: Sean Kennedy-Wonneberger (Hale-Ray) won Shoreline Conference championship (16:51.9); Michael Kraszewski (Hale-Ray) third Shoreline Conference championship (17:53.3); Parker Cook (Old Saybrook) fourth Shoreline Conference championship (18:05.3); Talo Ciccarello (Hale-Ray) fifth Shoreline Conference championship (18:06.9); Owen Delisle (Portland) sixth Shoreline Conference championship (18:13); Seamus Reidy (Immaculate) fifth SWC championship (17:40.32); Williams Vargas (Kolbe Cathedral) 11th SWC championship (17:54.36).