Lynch leads Wilton girls cross country sweep

Placing its five scoring runners in the top-nine overall, the Wilton High girls cross country team swept its competition on Tuesday at Waveny Park in New Canaan.

The Warriors defeated Danbury, 15-47, Trumbull, 22-37, and New Canaan, 19-39, and also received a forfeit victory over Bridgeport Central.

Wilton's Mary Lynch finished first overall in a time of 15 minutes and 42 seconds for the 2.5-mile course. Lynch was 12 seconds faster than runner-up Katelynn Romanchick of Trumbull.

Lynch's Wilton teammate, Olivia Bernardini, was third overall in 16:04.

Meaghan Downey (sixth, 16:48), Lilla Seymour (seventh, 16:52) and Nina Mellin (ninth, 17:14) also contributed to Wilton's team score.