Girls Track and Field Wins CVC Championship, Boys Earn 5th Place
May 17, 2023
The Panthers were among the smallest teams competing at the Connecticut Valley Conference Championship on Saturday, but both teams stood out with strong performances. Out of 15 teams, the boys finished fifth and the girls came in first place, edging Hanover High School by one point. The girls victory was the first time that Thetford Academy has won a CVC track championship.
TA put up several first place finishes in individual events, too. On the boys side, Finn Linehan took first place in the pole vault. Also finishing first were Madelyn Durkee in the 100 meters, and Charlize Brown in the 400 meters.
Coach Joel Breakstone shared some school record-board highlights, too:
- Hunter Clay’s high jump of 5’10” puts him 2nd on the record board.
- Uly Junker-Boyce 23.28 in the 200 is third fastest in school history. His 11.11 in the 100 is the second fastest and is just .02 seconds off the school record. It is also the fastest 100 time recorded in Vermont so far this season.
- Charlize Brown’s long jump of 16′ is third farthest in TA history.
- Madelyn Durkee re-set her school record in the 100 with a time of 12.91.