Wilton girls track team wins two

The Wilton High girls track and field team beat Brien McMahon and Fairfield Warde in a tri-meet on Monday to remain undefeated.

The Warriors (5-0) defeated McMahon, 79-66, and Warde, 74-71.

Mary Lynch won both the 800 meters (2:31.16) and the 1600 meters (5:30.24) to lead Wilton. Andreen Reid took first place in the long jump (14’8”), while Brady Faria won the javelin (82’10”).

Jillian Lauricella finished second in the 400 (1:02.78) and third in the 100 (13.75), and Elizabeth Lynch was second in the 800 (2:32.94).

In the 300-meter hurdles, Sophia Kaplan took second (52.71).

Covadonga Perez Pelaez finished second in the discus (76’11”) and was third in both the javelin (76’2”) and shot put ( 31”1”).

Meri Santomero was third in both the 300m hurdles (53.29) and high jump (4’8”), while Isabel Saltzman took third in the 100 meter hurdles (18.77) and Alex Uriarte was third in the triple jump (30’5”).

Scoring key points with third-place finishes in the head-to-head matchup with Warde were Santomero in the 100 meters (19.46), Faria in the discus (71’5”), Lacey Eller in the long jump (14’5.75”), and Claire Graham in the triple jump (29’2.5”).


In a tri-meet last Thursday at Darien, the Warriors scored a 116-28 win over Norwalk.

Mary Lynch was also a double winner in this meet. She led a Wilton sweep against Norwalk in the 1600 meters with a time of 5:37.5, and won the 3200 in a time of 12:49.4.

McCormick was second in both the 1600 (5:44.1) and 3200 (12:49.9), while Emily Welch took third in the 1600 (5:57.4).

Wilton also got a 1-2-3 finish in the 400 meters from Ashley Vitarelli (1:06.27), Julia Vitarelli (1:06.89) and Macallan Fox (1:07.89).

In the 800, Elizabeth Healy took first (2:29.6) and Nina Mellin was third (2:36.8).

Sophia Kaplan placed second in the 300-meter hurdles (54.39).

In the 100-meter hurdles, Saltzman was second (18.69) and Santomero third (19.72). Jillian Lauricella was third in the 100 meters (14.03).

Wilton swept all the field events against Norwalk.

In the javelin, the top three places went to Faria (70’7”), Perez Palaez (65’8”) and Catherine Cinguina (63’9”).

Perez Pelaez was first in the discus (70’8”), followed by Faria (69’3”) and Cinguina (55’2”).

In the shot put, it was Faria (31’2”), Perez Pelaez (28’5”) and Aqueelah Muhammad (22’8”) finishing 1-2-3.

In the long jump, the Wilton sweep featured Eller (14’8”), Uriarte (13’9.5”), and Graham (13’8”), while in the triple jump, the top three places went to Uriarte (28’11”), Graham (28’1”) and Izzy Meltzer (27’3”).

Santomero was first in the high jump (4’6”), followed by Saltzman (4’6”) and Graham (4’4”).

Meltzer was first in the pole vault (6’0”), with next three places also going to Wilton — Annie Rava (5’6”), Kiana Nobumoto (5’0”) and Aggie Favilla (5’0”).