Trumbull's Drew Thompson wins SCC title

Fairfield Prep’s Drew Thompson from Trumbull placed first and the Jesuits took second to Amity High from Woodbridge at the Southern Connecticut Conference cross country championships held at the 5K course at Hammonasset State Park in Madison on Oct. 22.

Thompson took home top honors with a time of 15:44. Jack McGowan was 6th (16:16), George Crist 7th (16:24), John O’Connor 18th (17:05), Christian Nilsson 25th (17:10), Drew Newcomb 30th (17:22) and Mackinnon Sheldon 48th (17:58).

Amity (46) repeated as SCC champs. Prep (57) was followed by Guilford (105), Cheshire (115) and Shelton (140).

Last year, Thompson won the Jingle Bell 5K and holds the record for fastest mile at Madison Middle School.