Relays key for Gaels at SCCs

Shelton High placed 16th at the Southern Connecticut Conference Boys Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven on Friday.

Xavier of Middletown won the team title, followed by Amity Regional, Branford, Fairfield Prep and Daniel Hand of Madison.

Matt Marchip, Nick Brown, Austin Kothary and Mike Lynders placed fourth in the 1600 sprint medley with a time of 3:56.44.

Marchio, Michael Filakovski, Tyler Tice and Kevin Block took fifth in the 4x200 relay with a time of 1:40.74.

Dylan Smith was seventh in the 1000-meter run with a time of 2:48.90.

Seth Shuster was ninth in the 600-meter run with a time of 1:30.60.

Liam Fama was ninth in the 1000 (2:49.68), four-plus seconds better than his seed.

Phil Ashcroft was 13th in the pole vault (9-0).

Matt Brown was 14th in the 600 (1:32.93).

Joe Edelstein was 17th in the 3200-meter run (10:28.68).

Charles Mojcik was 18th in the shot put (36-09.75).

Block was 19th in the 300-meter dash (41.06).

Henry Feroce was 19th in the 1000 (2:58.95).