WOLCOTT’S WEEKLY ROUNDUP #6: Eagles put together strong efforts at NVL indoor title meet

The Wolcott indoor track and field teams had some tremendous efforts at Monday’s NVL championship meet, held at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven.
Kathryn Rodrigues had a great evening with a second place finish in the 1600 meters and a fourth place finish in the 3200. Cynthia Dias was fourth in both the 55 hurdles and the long jump. Dias also helped the sprint medley relay team finish fifth with teammates Taylor Riviezzo, Marissa Morales and Alize Rodriguez.
The 4×400 relay team of Serena Charbeneau, Alize Rodriguez, Morales and Camryn Brissette took fifth place. Lauren Wright was fifth in the 600 and Morgan Veronesi was fifth in the pole vault.
For the boys, Alex Herren was fifth in the 600 while Earl Snyder placed fifth in the 1000. Herren was also sixth in the high jump.
The Wolcott girls finished fifth as a team while the boys were 12th. Woodland won the girls team title while Derby took home the top spot for boys.

Wolcott got the eighth win that it needed to clinch a state tournament berth.

The Eagles knocked off Waterbury Career Academy 59-52 inside John H. Morris Gymnasium on Monday night to get to 8-7. Wolcott has clinched a state tournament berth in Class M.
Five Eagles scored in double figures, led by 12 points apiece from Raven Cody and Cianna Navarro.
After a relatively even first half Wednesday at Torrington, Wolcott saw the home team pull away in the third quarter and later claim a 64-55 win. Cody, Saranda Alka and Alayna Greene all scored in double figures.
Friday brought a second straight loss, 74-39 at home to Watertown. Cody was the lone Ealge in double figures. Wolcott dropped to 8-9 with the loss.
Wolcott went on the road to WCA on Monday and came home with a 83-67 loss.
A monster second quarter from the Spartans did in the Eagles. Pat Drewry led Wolcott with 18 points.
Wolcott was back home Wednesday for Torrington, but the Red Raiders left the Eagle gym with a 77-61 win. Pat Drewry and Bob White both scored in double figures.
Wolcott broke into the win column Friday, defeating Watertown 58-48 on the road. Preston Lavoie joined Pat Drewry in double figures for the Eagles, who improved to 5-10.