Lakers hit stride

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Colchester track and field traveled to Essex last week for a four-team meet boasting a handful of individual winners: Bailey Olson (100m), Alicia Tebeau-Sherry (800m, 1500m), 4x100m relay team of Sam Spates, Sam Lamphier, Matt Hesford, Olson), George Cummings (personal record in high jump with 5 feet 6 inches) and Amber Sicard (long jump).

Other top-three finishers include: Ani McMannon (second, 200m), Hesford (second, 200m; third, high jump), Lamphier (second, 400m), Van Nguyen (third, 400m), Myla Jacobs (second, 1500m), Savanah Tebeau-Sherry (third, 1500m), Maggie Desmond (second, 300m hurdles), Adriana Jacobs (third, 300m hurdles), Cummings (second, 300m hurdles), 4×100 relay girls team of Sicard, Madison Finelli, Grace Martin and Ani McMannon (third), 4x400m relay team of Savanah Tebeau-Sherry, Jacobs, Brenna McMannon and Madison Chagnon (third), 4x800m girls relay  team of Jacobs, Savanah Tebeau-Sherry, Shyanne Roberge and Alicia Tebeau-Sherry (third),  4×100 boys relay team of Jacob Dell, Tim Abele, AJ  Bushell and Aidan Connors (third), Spates (second, long jump) and Dan Morton (second with a personal record of 36 feet 4 inches).

Colchester’s Matt Hesford soars during the high jump event at Essex High School last week. (Photo by Colin Flanders)

Adriana Jacobs gets air during the 300m hurdles. (Photo by Colin Flanders)

Brenna McMannon runs in the 800m event. (Photo by Colin Flanders)