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Chariho coach excels at triathlon


WARWICK — Chariho High track and cross country coach Diane Leith-Doucett was the top female finisher in the Oh My Goddard Triathlon at Goddark Park on Sunday.

Leith-Doucett, who lives in Wakefield, competed in the Olympic Triathlon that features a mile swim, a 23-mile bike and 6.1 mile run. Doucett covered the course in 2 hours, 2 minutes, 24 seconds. She was 19th overall among the 192 finishers.

Charlestown’s Jason Seekell finished fourth overall in 1:54:46. Derek Jakoboski won the race in 1:50:21.

The next local male finishers was Matthew Mareka of Mystic in 10th at 1:58:54.

Mystic’s Jennifer Massengale was the first local female competitor across the line in 2:07:05. She finished 27th overall and was the second female behind Leith-Doucett.

Other local male finishers were Jeff Kotecki, Mystic (12th, 1:59:06), Tom Bousquet, Mystic (15th, 2:00.17); Douglas Manfred, Mystic (25th, 2:06:44), Jeff Walker, Westerly (33rd, 2:08:42), Gregory Steeno, Mystic (44th, 2:11:11), Aaron Thieme, Pawcatuck (50th, 2:13:33), Stephen Schonning, Westerly (61st, 2:15:43), Alan Blay, Hope Valley (79th, 2:19:45), Matthew Walker, Westerly (120th, 2:28:41), Christopher Huesman, Stonington (130th, 2:30:34) and Andrew Baer, Charlestown (155th, 2:40:00).

Other local female finishers were Cheryl Robdau, Mystic (116th, 2:28:14), Carol Ann Gray, Pawcatuck (162nd, 2:42:03), Amanda Overend, Charlestown (183rd, 2:56:29), Megan Moynihan, Charlestown (187th, 3:06:41) and Jeanne Ansel, Hope Valley (190th, 3:13:41).

Sprint triathlon

Stonington’s Alejandro Cifuentes-Lorenzen finished second in the Sprint Triathlon portion of the Oh My Goddard Triathlon Sunday at Goddard Park.

Cifuentes-Lorenzen completed the course in 1 hour, 1 minute, 6 seconds.

The Sprint Triathlon includes a ¼-mile swim, 11.2-mile bike and 3.4-mile run.

Sean Mulcahy of Providence topped the field of 247 finishers in 1:00:38.

Westerly’s Polly Chorlton was the top local female finisher taking 54th place in 1:17:37.

Other local male finishers were Michael Podzaline, North Stonington (fifth, 1:02:55), Ronald Meneo, Charlestown (14th, 1:07:51), Jonathan Eckel, Westerly (23rd, 1:10:09), George Ross, Richmond (31st, 1:13:16), Bill Bloom, Charlestown (32nd, 1:13:33), John Goodwin, Charlestown (46th, 1:16:52), Philip Gingerella, Charlestown (106th, 1:24:54), Gary Garofano, Charlestown (107th, 1:25:01), Mike Seekell, Charlestown (110th, 1:25:32) and Ezra Baer, Charlestown (151st, 1:31:30).

Other local female finishers were Melanie Diamanti, Pawcatuck (55th, 1:17:42), Pamela Porter, Mystic (69th, 1:19:34), Lisa Menard-Manlove, Ashaway (72nd, 1:20:18)Christina Metelski, Richmond (117th, 1:26:05), Sharon Garofano, Charlestown (153rd, 1:31:47), Jo-Anne Serydynski, Wood River Junction (193rd, 1:38:39) and Melissa Hill, Charlestown (197th, 1:39:22).



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