The first day at the NSAF National High School Boys and Girls Track and FIeld Championships in Eugene, Oregon saw Connecticut athetes facing some tough competition with events still being held at 9 p.m. (Eastern time) on Wednesday.
In the Championship Division of the Boys Hammer Throw, Alex Krause of Coventry was ninth with a throw of 203 feet, 9 inches and Gary Moore Jr. of Hillhouse was 17th with a throw of 176-7. John Fay of Barrington, Rhode Island won the event with 236-10.
In the Championship Division of the Boys Discus, Moore fonsihed 24th with a throw of 165-9. Zane Forist of Carson City, Michigan won with 205-1.
In the Championship Division of the Girls Hammer Throw, Leah Moore of Hillhouse took 15th place with a throw of 150-9. Sophia Gallucci of Greene, Rhode Island won with 179-10.
In the Boys Freshman 1-Mile run, Steven Hergenrother of Ridgefield was eighth with a time of 4:28.16.
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