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Darien boys track team boasts strong finishes at Yale Invitational

Updated 2:44 pm, Thursday, January 24, 2013
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The Darien boys track and field team competed at the Yale Invitational on Saturday.

Nick Lombardo led the way for the Blue Wave by placing fifth in the high jump at 6-3. Spencer McKeough was eighth in the shot put with a personal best of 45-9.75. On the track, Darien was a force in the 3,000, including five performances that qualified for states including Alex Ostberg (9:06.15), Marshall Huffman (9:09.35), Peter Kreuch (9:13.69), Brian Davey (9:20.85) and Armstrong Noonan (9:34.55).

On Friday at the same meet, Davey, Kreuch, Huffman and Spencer McMullin combined to place second in the Connecticut Distance Medley in 10:55.53. McMullin was also Darien's top finisher in the 300 in 37.28. Cameron Smith also ran well in 37.51 and Lombardo was 37.52.

Lombardo combined with C.J. Raia, Smith and Will Ardery to place fifth in the Connecticut 4 x 400 Large in 3:35.85.

Darien returns to action on Friday at Wilton HS for the FCIAC East Championship.