Track and Field

Danbury Edges Hall Boys For State Open Title; Bloomfied Girls 5th Behind Greenwich

Danbury Edges Hall Boys For State Open Title; Bloomfied Girls 5th Behind Greenwich

The Hall boys and Bloomfield girls won their respective indoor track and field classification championships last week with impressive performances which, if you have been following the programs, was nothing unusual.

But on Saturday, things were quite different when the State Open championships took place at Floyd Little Athletic Center.

Not that Hall wasn’t close. It took advantage of its superior long distance runners to carry a three-point lead over Danbury heading into the final event, the boys 4x400.

Then the Hatters pulled off an easy win to repeat as champions. Danbury finished with 44 points. Hall had 37. Hartford Public finished fifth with 21.

“Of course we...