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All-Courant Girls Cross Country Team

The 2013 All-Courant high school girls cross country team package:

Courtney Akerley, Tolland, Jr.

Kristen Arborio, Glastonbury, Sr.

Chrissy Bendzinski, RHAM-Hebron, Sr.

Madeleine Brandon, Haddam-Killingworth, So.

Brittney Brown, Windsor, Fr.

Hayley Collins, Tolland, Fr.

Katherine Deloreto, Tolland, Fr.

Liz Fengler, Sheehan-Wallingford, Sr.

Lisa Grieco, Berlin, Fr.

Kathryn Hastings, Glastonbury, So

Haley Hasty, Rockville-Vernon, Jr.

Kaitlyn Hebert, Glastonbury, Jr.

Gaelyn Kattman, Glastonbury, Fr.

Molly Kozlowski, Tolland, Jr.

Liz Lagoy, Conard-West Hartford, Sr.

Sarah Mattison, Simsbury, Sr.

Allison McArdle, Glastonbury, So.

Samantha Nyser, Bolton, Sr.

Catherine Pinson, Granby, Sr.

Kaleigh Roberts, Mercy-Middletown, Sr.

Bridgid Selfors, Mercy, Fr.

Caroline Smith, Simsbury, Sr.

Megan Steinhilber, Tolland, Sr.

Caitlin Swanson, Tolland, So.

Shea Williams, Conard, Sr.


Tolland earned its first State Open title and No. 1 ranking in the New Balance Running Academy CT cross country coaches poll. The Eagles won the CCC and Class M titles after an undefeated regular season. Tolland dominated the class meet, beating second-place Suffield 17-70 for its third straight state title.

Glastonbury won the Class LL championship. The Tomahawks finished second to Ridgefield the previous two seasons, but in 2013 Glastonbury beat the Tigers 51-71.

Mercy-Middletown's Kaleigh Roberts finished fifth in Class L and her Tigers placed second in the class meet. In the State Open, Roberts placed fifth again.


State Open: Team, Tolland; Individual, Hannah Debalsi, Staples-Westport

Class LL: Glastonbury; Debalsi

Class L: Wilton; Cate Allen, Fairfield Warde

Class MM: Branford; Gabrielle Richichi, New Fairfield

Class M: Tolland; Courtney Akerley, Tolland

Class SS: Griswold; Alyssa Brehler, Griswold

Class S: Immaculate-Danbury; Carly Schuyler , Immaculate


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