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Staples boys track team, Lawrence FCIAC Winter Team and Coach of the Year

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The Staples boys track team and its coach, Laddie Lawrence, have been voted the Overtime FCIAC Winter Team and Coach of the Year.

The Wreckers will receive special T-shirts and a plaque courtesy of BlueStreak Sports Training, Garden Catering, Karl Chevrolet, Innovative Health & Rehabilitation, Chelsea Piers, New Balance of New Canaan and the Stamford Advocate.

Lawrence will receive a trophy and a plaque from BlueStreak Sports Training and the Stamford Advocate.

Staples finished with 1,042 votes, to outdistance the Greenwich girls track, Ridgefield boys hockey, New Canaan girls hockey, Wilton gymnastics, St. Joseph boys basketball and Danbury girls basketball teams.

Lawrence held off Greenwich girls track coach Evan Dubin, 1,322-1,079 votes, followed by Shaun Gallagher, Vito Montelli, Rich Bulan, Gary Chadwick and Jackie DiNardo.

The BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week and Overtime FCIAC Team of the Week awards will resume next week with the start of the spring sports season.

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