Wednesday, December 01, 2021


Staples Boys Track & Field Advance to New England Championship Image
Members of the Staples High School Boys Track & Field team competed today at the CIAC State Open Championship in New Britain.  Top finishers advance to the New England Interscholastic Outdoor Track and Field Championship Saturday in Saco, Maine. Staples qualifiers include the new CIAC record holder Chet Ellis who cleared 7-foot half-inch in high jump; the 4×800 relay team of Henry Haas, George Lepska, Luke Lorenz and Nick Taubenheim who ran 7:59.95 (sixth place overall); and 3200 individual runners Morgan Fierro (fifth place in 9:29.44) and Ryan Smith (sixth place in 9.29.51). Pictured (l-r)  4×800 team members Haas (’19), Lepska (‘21), Taubenheim (’20), and Lorenz (’19). (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

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