November 6, 2017

Cross Country Results

On Saturday the Moran Girls’ and Boys’ Cross-Country teams competed in the 25th Annual Cross-Country State Championships. There were 120 schools and approximately 2800 runners that competed.

Girls’ Cross-Country Results – Girls Team finishes 22nd.
In the Girls Division, 120 schools were represented and there were 380 runners in the race. The Lady Mustangs team finished in 22nd place. The 7 individual runners that represented the Lady Mustangs were Co-Captain Arianna Amodio in 23rd place, Angelika Kotula 97th, Maya Wresien 200th, Avery Winters 207th, Katie Lombino 209th, Alison Kaiser 266th, and Emma Reilly 271st.

Boys Cross-Country Results – Boys Team finishes 3rd in the STATE!!!
In the Boys Division, 120 schools were represented and there were 440 runners in the race. The Moran Mustangs finished 3rd in the State and just missed being State Champions by 47 points. The team received a team trophy to bring back to the school. The 7 individual runners that represented the boys team were Co-Captain Eamon Burke finishing in 10th place, Zack Zubeckis in 25th, Co-Captain Evan Caines 31st, John Cotter-Swetz 64th, Aaron Kaiser 112th, Todd Grammatico 166th, and Stefan Pellerin 244th. What an amazing finish to an outstanding season!

Congratulations to both the girls and boys cross-country teams! GO MUSTANGS!!

November 3, 2017

Cross Country Results

Last Friday, the Girls’ and Boys’ Cross-Country teams competed against cross-town rival Dag Hammarskjold to determine who would win the town title!

Girls’ Cross-Country Results
The Lady Mustangs cross-country team stampeded over Dag Hammarskjold winning by the score of 19-36 to bring their final season record to 4 wins and 2 losses. Leading the pack of Lady Mustangs and taking first place overall was co-captain Arianna Amodio followed by a pair of 6th graders, Angelika Kotula in 2nd and Katie Lombino in 3rd. Co-captain Karly Martino was in 6th, Avery Winters 7th, Alison Kaiser 11th, and Maya Wresien 12th. Other Lady Mustangs that had outstanding runs during the race were Finnian Dubuc, Jayna MacKenzie, Hitika Patel, Marissa Capozzo Paige Duffey, Samantha Brown, and Aubrey Monroe.

Boys’ Cross-Country Results
The Moran Mustangs Cross-Country team finished their regular season undefeated as they trampled Dag winning by the score of 15-49 bringing their record to 6 wins and no losses. Leading the herd of Mustangs and taking first place overall was Eamon Burke followed closely by Zack Zubeckis in 2nd, Evan Caines 3rd, John Cotter-Swetz 4th, Aaron Kaiser 5th, Stefan Pellerin 6th, and Todd Grammatico 8th. Other Mustangs that had outstanding runs during the race were Ben Gyulay, Travis Karosi, Ryan Carmen, Tristan Bonilla, Adythia Naturaj, and Daniel Phoenix.

The boys’ cross-country team finished the season as UNDEFEATED LEAGUE CHAMPIONS!!!

Both Cross-Country teams will be competing in the 25th annual State Championship meet this Saturday. Good Luck to both teams and GO MUSTANGS!!!

October 18, 2017

Cross-Country Results

Yesterday the girls’ and Boys’ Cross-Country Teams competed in a tri-meet against Lincoln MS and Washington MS of Meriden on Moran’s course.

Girls’ Cross-Country Results
The Lady Mustangs came back strong from their loss in their last meet by winning the tri- meet shutting out Lincoln MS by the score of 15-50 and beating Washington by the score of 17-46. Leading the pack of Lady Mustangs was Arianna Amodio taking 1st overall followed closely by Angelika Kotula 2nd, Katie Lombino 3rd, Karly Martino took 5th. Alison Kaiser, another 6th grader, took 6th, then Avery Winters 7th and Maya Wresien 8th. Other runners that performed well in the meet were Jaime Koons, Jayna MacKenzie, Hitika Patel, and Samantha Brown.

The girls’ team record has now improved to 3 wins and 2 losses.

Boys Cross-Country Results
The Moran Mustangs trampled their opponent winning the tri-meet and shutting out both Lincoln MS and Washington MS each by the score of 15-50. Leading the herd of Mustangs was Zack Zubeckis in 1st, followed by Evan Caines 2nd, Eamon Burke 3rd, John Cotter 4th, Aaron Kaiser 5th, Stefan Pellerin 6th, and Aaron Mansfield 7th. Other runners for the team that performed well in the meet were Ben Gyulay, Travis Karosi, Noah Koons, Todd Grammatico, Ryan Carmen, Adythia Naturaj, Sal Passante, and Daniel Phoenix.

The boys’ team remains undefeated with a record of 5 wins with no losses.

Congratulations to both team on a great meet! The next meet for both cross-country teams is Monday, away, at the Cheshire Invitational. Good Luck to both teams and GO MUSTANGS!!!

October 16, 2017

Cross-Country Results

On Saturday both the Girls’ and Boys’ Cross-Country Teams competed at the McGee Invitational. In this Invitational the athletes ran by grade level and gender. It was not team scored If an athlete finished in the top 5 places in their race they got a trophy, if they finished in places 6-20 they received a medal. Moran athletes placing in the top twenty in their respective races are:

6th Grade Girls Results
Angelika Kotula – 3rd
Katie Lombino – 9th
Alison Kaiser – 17th

Girls 7th Grade Results
Maya Wresien – 18th

Girls 8th Grade Results
Arianna Amodio – 2nd

Boys 8th Grade Results
Eamon Burke – 3rd
Evan Caines – 5th
Zachary Zubeckis – 6th
John Cotter-Swetz – 14th
Aaron Kaiser – 16th

See Attached Photo of athletes with their awards.

October 13, 2017

Cross-Country Results

Yesterday the Moran Girls’ and Boys’ Cross-Country teams competed against the Kennedy Eagles of Southington in a dual meet.

Girls Cross-Country Results:
The Moran Lady Mustangs suffered their second loss of the season against a strong Kennedy Lady Eagles team by the score of 34 -25. Coming in first for the Lady Mustangs, but 2nd overall was Arianna Amodio followed closely by two up and coming 6th graders Angelika Kotula 4th place and Katie Lombino 5th place then Karly Martino 12th, and 6th grader Alison Kaiser 13th. Other runners that did well in the race were Maya Wresien, Avery Winters, Jayna MacKenzie, Emma Reilly, Marissa Capozzo, and Finnian Dubuc.

The Girls’ team record is now 1 win and 2 losses.

Boys’ Cross-Country Results:
The Moran Mustangs stampeded over the Kennedy Eagles winning by the score of 23-32. Leading all runners in the race and taking 1st place was Eamon Burke followed by Zachary Zubeckis 3rd, Evan Caines 4th, John Cotter 7th, and Aaron Kaiser 8th. Other runners that did well in the race were Stefan Pellerin, Todd Grammatico, Benjamin Gyulay, Travis Karosi, Ryan Carmen, and Aaron Mansfield.

The Boys’ team remains undefeated with a record of 3 wins and no losses. Congratulations on a great victory!

The next meet for both the girls’ and boys’ cross-country teams is this Saturday in the McGee Invitational. It is not a team scored event, but run for individual performance. Good luck to all the runners. GO MUSTANGS!!!