MANCHESTER, Conn. — Wheeler High’s Teddy Nosiku placed eighth at the Class S boys cross country championships Saturday at Wickham Park.
Nosiku finished in a time of 18:04, and the top-12 placement qualified him for the State Open meet. The race winner was Ken Little of Derby, in 16:59. There were 138 finishers.
The Lions placed 11th among 19 teams with 272 points. Lyman Memorial (57) captured the team championship.
Also scoring for Wheeler were Michael Carroll (28th, 19:32); Ethan Smith (48th, 20:16); Shawn Kinard (99th, 22:01); and Ethan Wiggins (104th, 22:20).
The State Open boys meet is scheduled for Nov. 3 at Wickham at 2:45 p.m.
— Ken Sorensen