NEW YORK CITY -- Groton residents Evan Lexo (Groton-Dunstable High School) and Matt Fischetti (Phillips Andover High School) earned a trip to the USA Track and Field Junior Olympics in Greensboro, N.C. by winning a gold and silver medal in the boys' 17-18 year-old divisions at last weekend's Region 1 meet at Icahn Stadium in New York City.

Lexo completed the 100-meter in 10.86 seconds, while Fischetti scored 5,623 points in the decathlon. Both athletes compete for the Nitehawks Sports Club.

For more on the Groton track athletes, see next week's edition for a full feature.