Wednesday, December 01, 2021


Staples Boys Cross Country – FCIAC Champs Image
The Staples Boys Cross Country team, led by Coach Laddie Lawrence, today won its fourth consecutive FCIAC championship at Waveny Park in New Canaan. Morgan Fierro won the 5K varsity race with a time of 15:54. Nick Taubenheim and Teddy O’Kane clinched third and fourth places (16:00, 16:03) with George Lepska and Max Sod closing out the top five scorers for the team (17th, 16:36 and 20th, 16:44). All eight varsity runners earned either first or second team All-FCIAC honors. The Staples Girls Cross Country team came in ninth with Tori Greenberg placing first among Staples runners in 12th place overall, earning All-FCIAC first team honors. The Boys JV race was won by Owen Dolan in 17:09. The Boys varsity team will next compete in the Class LL state meet on Saturday, Oct. 26. Pictured: (l-r) Coach Laddie Lawrence, Senior Co-Captains Morgan Fierro (‘20), Teddy O’Kane (‘20), Nick Taubenheim (‘20), and Jaden Little (’20). (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

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