Woodland's athletes raced past their league rivals to claim the top spot in both the boys' and girls' Naugatuck Valley League championship track meets.
Topping The Leaderboard
Ready To Strike
Torrington Takes Title
On The Run
For the week of May 27-June 1 (the last full week of spring sports competition), the following NVL athletes were among the star performers in league action:
* Nick LaPerriere (Woodland boys' track) took first place in the 400 meters and was part of the Hawks' winning 4x100 relay at the CIAC Class M championship meet in New Britain, where Woodland finished second in the team standings.
* Nina Kosciuszek (Naugatuck girls' softball) struck out ten batters while pitching the distance in the Greyhounds' 4-1 win over Hall in the first round of the Class LL tournament.
* Meg Perrin (Watertown girls' track) earned gold in the javelin with a winning throw of 134 feet, 2 inches (beating the second-place effort by 13 feet) at Wednesday's Class MM championship meet in Middletown.
* Matt Cammett (Holy Cross boys' baseball) collected three hits in a 6-5 victory over Bacon Academy and went 3-for-3 with an RBI triple in the Crusaders' 5-2 defeat of Sheehan in the Class M quarterfinals.
Highlights of Crosby's 88-87 overtime win over Wilby on Jan. 31 (from CPTV Sports)
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Top goal scorers in NVL girls’ soccer for the recently completed season: