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The final exam; Lombardi takes on the heptathlon

June 21, 2013
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By John Goralski
Alyssa Lombardi attempts the high jump during the first day of the annual CIAC heptathlon at Willowbrook Park in New Britain on Tuesday, June 11. Lombardi survived hours of rain delays and just missed the cut-off for the second day.

By John Goralaski Sports Writer Alyssa Lombardi seemed unfazed by the torrential rains that deluged the track at Willowbrook Park in New Britain on Tuesday, June 11. Lightning blazed across the sky. Thunder echoed under the bleachers as athletes huddled with their coaches and parents between waterfalls and puddles. For almost three hours, Lombardi stretched…

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