Brien McMahon's Shelly Lindo is the fastest girl in the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference. If there are hurdles on the track, Norwalk's Adam Robertino is the league's fastest boy.
Lindo won the girls 100 meter dash and Robertino the boys 110 high hurdles to lead Norwalk performances at Tuesday's league championship meet at Danbury. McMahon's Clement Abonyi (triple jump) and Kim McElveen (discus) also won gold medals.
The host Hatters won the boys meet with 126 points. Norwalk took 10th (33.5 points) and McMahon was 11th (27). Danbury's girls also won, with McMahon sixth (54 points) and Norwalk 11th (21 points).
Lindo was McMahon's star in the girls races. She won the 100 in 12.25, well ahead of Fairfield Ludlowe's Sydney Kay (12.73). Lindo came back with a second place finish in the 200, running 25.53, and the 100 hurdles (15.85). Both times she finished just behind Danbury standout Nyoshee Lowery.
Other McMahon girls to pick up points included Brittany Brim (fourth, long jump and triple jump), Mikesha Atkinson (sixth, 100 hurdles) and McElveen (fourth shot put).
Norwalk girls who picked up points included Crysle Hill (eighth, 100, and sixth, 200), Rottisha Lewis (third, triple jump) and Ivy Chen (seventh, triple jump, and fourth, 100 hurdles) and Katie Pachovsky (fifth, 100 hurdles).
Robertino won the hurdles in 14.904 and took third in the 300 hurdles. Billy Reyes was sixth in the 110 hurdles and fifth in the 300. Michael Kravarik was eighth in the pole vault, Isaiah Bell was fifth in the high jump and Jelani Carrio was sixth in the long jump for Norwalk. Its 4 x 400 relay took sixth with Evan Bonenfant, Robertino, Isaiah Bell and Carrion.
Abonyi soared 42 feet, 7 inches to win the triple jump. He was also fourth in the long jump. Chris Daniel (fifth, javelin). Darkym Stroud (seventh, 100), Gus Brishawn (eight, 100)
McMahon also grabbed seventh in the 4 x 800 with John Christopher, Dahanti Patterson-Hamlin, Marcus Whittington and Jack Consiglio. The 4 x 100 team of Gus Brishawn, Abonyi, Darkym Stroud and Yvens Borno took sixth.
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