The 2016 Central Connecticut Conference cross country championships was held on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at Wickham Park in Manchester.
Joe Pearl of Manchester won the boys varsity individual title with a time of 16:34.83. He finished over 14 seconds ahead of second place Trey Cormier of Hall.
The Warriors won the boys team title with 60 points. East Catholic finished second at 93 and Tolland third with 100. The 2015 champion Glastonbury came in fourth with 113 points.
Glastonbury successfully defended its title on the girls side with 52 points besting Tolland for the second straight year. The Tomahawks top five finishers of Erin McGill, Brittany Anderson, Gaelyn Kattman, Kaylen Hughes and Julia Wilcox all came in the top 18 spots.
Tolland — for the second straight year — finished 1-2 with Katherine DeLoreto winning the race with a time of 19:09.07 followed by teammate Hayley Collins at 19:28.53. Michaela Caron finished fifth for the Eagles.