Shelton boys sixth at Class L cross country meet

The Shelton boys team placed sixth at the Class L Cross Country championships on the 5000-meter course at Wickham Park in Manchester.

Will Rodrigues placed 13th with a time of 17:24 to lead coach Mike Gambardella’s Gaels.

A senior, Rodrigues was two seconds behind Darien’s Evan O’Rourke for the final spot on the division’s All-State team.

Luke Pacheco finished in 17:54 to take 26th. Jayden Opper was 34th in 18:16, Jeremy Aprea 35th in 18:16 and Harrison Garrett placed 52nd in 18:41.

Christopher Carroll was 77th (19:23) and Ben DeMartino 81st (19:30).