Somers Distance Medley Relay Team Sets School Record

From left: Greg Fusco, Matt Fusco, Numan Maloney and Michael Altieri broke a school record in the distance medley relay. Credits: Nancy Hannon

SOMERS, N.Y.-It wasn’t the busiest week for Somers’ boys and girls track and field teams but the Tuskers were able to break a school record and one of their athletes competed at the prestigious Millrose Games.

The distance medley relay team of Greg Fusco, Matt Fusco, Michael Altieri and Numan Maloney clocked a time of 10:25.13 to break the school record at the Varsity Classic on Feb. 5 at the Armory Track and Field Center in New York City.

Greg also participated in two events at the 111th Millrose Games on Feb. 3. He was 10th in the 1,500 meters (4:00.86) and 11th in the 1-mile run (4:19.42).

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The girls also competed in the Varsity Classic with Anjali Kapur attaining the most notable result, a third-place finish in the 3,200 meters (11:41.32). The 4x800-meter relay team was eighth in 9:47.19. Ashley Moon took 25th in the 400 meters (1:02.44).

On Jan. 23 at the Arlington Weight Invitational, Ryan Wainer was second in the weight throw (42-01 1/2) and James McHugh was third (40-01 1/4).

Somers will compete in sectionals on Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Armory.

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