2023 Cross Country Championships
Divisional Championships, October 28 at Wickham Park
▸ Girls S Division: 9:00 a.m.
▸ Boys S Division: 9:35 a.m.
▸ Girls SS Division: 10:10 a.m.
▸ Boys SS Division: 10:45 a.m.
▸ Girls M Division: 11:20 a.m.
▸ Boys M Division: 11:55 a.m.
▸ Girls MM Division: 12:55 p.m.
▸ Boys MM Division: 1:30 p.m.
▸ Girls L Division : 2:05 p.m.
▸ Boys L Division : 2:40 p.m.
▸ Girls LL Division: 3:15 p.m.
▸ Boys LL Division: 3:50 p.m.
Open Championships, November 3 at Wickham Park
▸ Girls 2:00 p.m., Boys 2:45 p.m.
Scores and Forms Submission
- Coaches can submit scores and tournament forms for their teams. An access code issued by their school’s athletic director is required for submission and/or viewing.
National Federation Cross Country Information:
|Class LL (720 and over/25)|
|Class L (591-719/22)|
|Class MM (441-590/26)|
|Class M (351-440/31)|
|Class SS (235-350/34)|
|Class S (Up to 234/39)|
|Class LL (750 and over/19)|
|Class L (605-749/23)|
|Class MM (430-604/25)|
|Class M (360-429/21)|
|Class SS (240-359/38)|
|Class S (Up to 239/45)|
|Chris Bacich (Boys Coach)||New Milford HS|
|Bill Baron (Consultant)||N/A|
|Joe Canzanella (Non-Voting)||CHSCA|
|Pete Capezzone (Coach)||Old Saybrook HS|
|Paul Catuccio (CAAD)||Watertown HS|
|Brian Collins (G. Coach)||Glastonbury HS|
|Kevin Connell (B XC Coach)||Branford HS|
|Micheal Croft (Administrator)||Shepaug Valley School|
|Al Dadario (Girls Coach )||Avon HS|
|Matt Diglio (B Coach)||Haddam-Killingworth HS|
|Donn Friedman (Chair)||N/A|
|Travis Gale (G XC Coach)||Wilbur Cross HS|
|Tim Geary (B. Coach)||Daniel Hand HS|
|John Goetz (Coach)||Ridgefield HS|
|Jason Magao (Administrator)||Rockville HS|
|Timothy O'Donnell (Boys Coach)||Canton HS|
|Rob Schaefer (Girls Coach )||Cheshire HS|
|Paul Smith (Boys Coach)||Bolton HS|
|Steve Stoklosa (G. Ex officio Coach)||N/A|
|Ellen Turner (Consultant - CAAD)||Wheeler HS|
|Adam Zylberman (Girls Coach )||Ellington HS|
Use the following link to download rosters for cross country teams in a semicolon delimited format that can be imported into Hy-Tex Meet Manager. Look in the help file for meet manager if you need help importing the file(s) you download.
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