Cross country: Taubl, Romanchick best the field
Trumbull High cross country runners Charlie Taubl and Kate Romanchick led the Eagles on Tuesday, both finishing first overall in a meet with Staples of Westport, Greenwich and Bridgeport Central on their home 2.9 trail course.
Taubl finished in a time of 15:58, Second place went to Zakeer Ahmad from Staples in a time of 15:59 and Chase Gornbein of Staples was good for third in a time of 16:00.
The Trumbull boys posted wins over Greenwich and Central. Trumbull freshman Cris Alegi broke the T Freshman record for the trail course in a time of 16:16.
Trumbull's top 5 boys varsity finishers 1. Taubl 15:58, 8th Taylor Auten 16:06, 9th Mitch Vecchione 16:07, 11th Alegi 16:16, 14th Jonathan Tinker 16:36.
On the girls side, Romanchick bested the field for the second time this season. She finished the course in 18:45, ten seconds in front of Greenwich's Sabrina Thuber 18:55 and 15 seconds in front of Susanna Martin of Staples.
The girls posted a win over Central, but lost to Greenwich and Staples.
Trumbull's top 5 girls varsity finishers are as follows. 1. Romanchick 18:45, 13th Kayley Fasoli 20:35, 15th Jillian Ryan 20:43, 16th Valerie Mingrone 21:28, 20th Victoria Estacio