NEW HAVEN – Nonnewaug senior Eddie Nicholas had quite the individual performance at the CIAC Class S Indoor Track championship Feb. 7 at the Floyd Little Athletic Center.
Nicholas held off Terryville junior Chris Deforest to win the 3,200 meter championship. Nicolas, who was seeded second to Deforest, ran a 9:53.09 and edged Deforest by just 1.63 seconds.
In the 1,600 meter run, Nicholas finished second with a time of 4:37.22. Nicholas finished 1.12 seconds behind Victor Cazabal of Windham, the third seed.
Nicholas qualified for the CIAC State Open, which will be held Saturday at the Floyd Little Athletic Center, in the 3,200.