Linked Up – Fall Championships 2019

Hall won its first State Open girls team title, and Greenwich’s Mari Noble crossed the line first. Mark Mirko – Hartford Courant.

I’m sure we write this every season of every year, but it’s a little hard to believe we have reached championship season once again. But we have, which means Linked Up – Fall Championships 2019 makes its triumphant debut. Always one of the most fun stories to publish every year as it highlights teams and individuals whose commitment and talent has earned them a coveted state title.

For those unfamiliar (or simply as a reminder for those who are previously familiar) Linked Up Championships will provide a link to the local media story for all of the CIAC Championships over the course of the season.It provides a one-stop shop for anyone looking for great stories on championship-winning teams.

Girls Cross Country

  • From the Hartford Courant: Hall had a plan, and it worked to perfection as the team captured its first State Open.
  • From Litchfieldcountysports.com: Thomaston captured the Class S title — and earned a coveted town parade.
  • From We-Ha.com: The Class LL cross country titles belonged to West Hartford (with a particular married couple playing a big part) as Hall earned the girls crown.
  • From Shore Publishing: In a “pleasant surprise” Haddam-Killingworth followed up a league championship with the Class SS championship.
  • From the New Canaan Advertiser: New Canaan’s good season went from good to great over the course of about 20 minutes by winning the Class L title.
  • From the Hartford Courant: In one of the day’s tightest team finishes, E.O. Smith pulled out a narrow win to capture Class MM.
  • From the Hartford Courant: An impressive sophomore trio helped Tolland to get back to its championship ways in Class M.


Boys Cross Country:

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