The boys team title was close until the Red Storm of Scarborough secured 4 jumpers to the finals of the junior triple jump, and came away with 15 points. That point picked gave Scarborough enough to pull away from Deering 176-149 to win their ninth consecutive league title.
Scarborough was paced by league MVP Jarett Flaker who earned 30 points with three individual wins. Flaker started his day off leading a 1-2 finish in the 55m dash with a league record 6.55, teammate Ben Hatch clocked a personal best 6.72. Next was the 400m where he crossed the line first in an indoor personal best of 50.57. The 200m saw Flaker break his own league record with a personal best 22.57, that time moves him to #2 all-time in Maine indoor history, and is a flat track record.
Junior Anthony Clavette added 10 points with his win in the senior high jump clearing 6-0. He added a personal best 41-1 1/2 in the triple jump for 8 more points.
The Red Storm got their only other win from the junior 4x200 which ran over a three second seasonal best of 1:39.61.
The Rams of Deering started the meet off on the right foot with a state leading 8:29.10. They got a win from Abukar Adu in the junior hurdles as he recorded a personal best 8.63. Junior distance ace Alec Troxell ran a personal best 4:31.55 as he kicked his way to a win in the mile, while Yahya Nure lead the two mile from start to finish as he won in a time of 9:47.17 Antonio Ciccomancini won the junior long jump with a leap of 18-3 to add 10 points.
The Rams added win in the Open 4x200 relay (1:34.90) which is state #2, and the 4x400m relay (3:41.19)
Windham's Alex Wilkins was a double winner as he took the senior long jump (20-6 1/4) & senior triple jump (42-1 1/2).
Cheverus sophomore sprinter Sean Tompkins had a big day as he won three individual events in the juniors division. He started off winning the 55m in 6.77, he then broke the league record in the 400m with a personal best 52.44 a mark good for Class A #3. Tompkins finished off his winning day in the 200m as he crossed the line first in 23.77.
Westbrook's Dominic Creenan broke the league record in the 55m hurdles as he ran 7.77, a new state leading mark.
Jason Montano a junior from Thornton Academy threw 57-5 3/4 to win the senior shot put, his winning margin was over 10 feet. His mark moves him to #9 all-time in state history.