These are the results for Southington High School’s varsity contests, including summer season contests, for Monday, June 5. For more in-depth coverage, read next week’s Southington Observer.
Outdoor Track & Field: Three Knights traveled to Willow Brook Park in New Britain to represent Southington in the state open. Amanda Howe won the open title in the discus throw, surpassing Bloomfield’s Brittany Jones (132’1”) by over seven and a half feet with a distance of 139 feet, 9 inches. With her season-high heave, Howe broke her own school record in the event for the fifth time this year. Howe also competed in the shot put, where she placed sixth out of 25 athletes with a throw of 36 feet, 1.5 inches. Megan Biscoglio was also an open champion after edging Greenwich’s Lia Zavattaro (11’6”) by six inches in the pole vault with a height of 12 feet, matching that school record for the second time this season. As the only Southington male competing in the meet, Zachary Burleigh took 10th out of 22 athletes in the pole vault with a height of 13 feet. Burleigh matched his season-high mark of 13 for the third time this year. In the team standings, the Lady Knights tied for eighth with Fairfield Ludlowe with 23 points out of 70 teams. The Blue Knights did not place. Bloomfield (84) won their second-straight and seventh overall CIAC girls open title. Danbury (52) finished as runner-up. Daniel Hand (32) won their first-ever CIAC boys open title by a pair of points over Danbury (30).
Bristol Blues Baseball: Bristol’s road game against the North Shore Navigators (0-3) was postponed to Thursday, June 22. The Blues are currently 0-3 overall.
For more in-depth coverage, see our weekly print edition. To contact sports writer Brian Jennings, email him at BJennings@SouthingtonObserver.com.