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Danbury Flyers Take 3rd In Girls Race At Wilton Invitational

A Danbury Flyers runner runs in the recent Wilton Invitational.
A Danbury Flyers runner runs in the recent Wilton Invitational. Photo Credit: Contributed by Irving Fox

​DANBURY, Conn., -- The Danbury Flyers kicked off the cross country season with a solid performance at the recent Wilton Invitational.

At the meet, almost 250 runners competed in the 1.5 mile race which took place at Allen's Meadow Park in Wilton. The female Flyers took third place overall. Valerie Fox earned a silver medal for placing second among all eighth grade girls with a time of 10:34. Other Flyer girls scorers were: Gabriella Teixeira 12th (10:45), Maya Gawley 16th (10:58), Vivian Mendez 37th (11:49), and Zoe Bowman 41st (11:53).

The Flyers boys team placed eighth. Boys scorers included Alexander Gibson 44th (10:53), Adam Fox 56th (11:06), Dylan Cooke 91st (12:29), Samuel Fischer 98th (12:47), and Elias Alvarado 101st (12:57).

The next meet for the Danbury Flyers will be a Western Connecticut Conference dual meet at the New Fairfield Flash on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at New Fairfield High School.

The Danbury Flyers are still accepting registration for the fall cross country season. Click here to visit the Danbury Flyers website.

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