Flaker Breaks 200m State Record, Bossong 5th in Freshman 400M Day NBIN Day 2
Jarett Flaker continued his successful weekend as he lowered his own state record in the 200m with a 22.28 clocking in section 5 of the championship prelims. He would finish second in his section, and 31st overall out of 48 competitors. The previous record was 22.32 set by Flaker at the Class A state meet.
Cheverus freshman Victoria Bossong ran the seventh fastest 400m in state history, 58.37 to win section three of the freshman 400m. Bossong who was the Class A runner-up in the event, would finish 5th overall. Her time is the second fastest freshman time in state history only behind her teammate Emma Gallant's 58.23 from a year ago. Cheverus now has three of the top eight 400m in indoor state history;
Finals 1 Reigh, Kyairra 21 Denver, CO 54.67M 4 2 Price, Trinity 21 Braselton, GA 55.38M 4 3 Rose, Michaela 21 Suffolk, VA 55.47M 4 4 Roundtree, Jada 21 Detroit, MI 57.43 4 5 Bossong, Victoria 21 Cumberland, ME 58.37 3 6 White, Nyia 21 New Haven, CT 58.91 1 7 Peisner, Camille 21 Parker, CO 59.12 3 8 Kelly, Fajr 21 Washington, DC 59.24 3 9 Rufus, Shamiya 21 Portsmouth, VA 59.40 1 10 White, Sydney 21 Trussville, AL 59.59 3
York's Jake Martin had a strong 2018 debut as he just missed the podium by a single point as he tallied 3459 points. Martin opened his day with a 8.62 for 60m hurdles to score 832 points. Next up was the long jump where he posted a 675 point tally with his 21-0. In shot put he recorded a 41-9 1/4 to add 651 more to his total. The high jump was another strong performance as he cleared 6-2 3/4 to score 714. He finished off his day scoring 587 points with his 3:08.11 effort in the 1000m.
Finals 1 Garland, Kyle 18 Philadelphia, PA 4169J 2 Owens, Ayden 18 Owens-Ayden- 3969O 3 Bryan, Anthony 19 Santa Rosa Beach, F 3576F 4 Kinder, Jett 20 Brentwood, TN 3526F 5 Bolles, David 18 Phoenixville, PA 3492F 6 Sheridan, Connor 18 East Greenwich, RI 3460F 7 Martin, Jacob 18 York, ME 3459F 8 Costantini, Sebastian 19 Collegeville, PA 3439F 9 Burns, Brittan 18 Prior Lake, MN 3394F 10 Lee, Garrett 18 Brentwood, Tn 3308F 11 Walters, Matthew 19 Brentwood, TN 3247F 12 Stathis, Alexander 18 Sainte-Anne de Bell 3218F
Other Maine Athletes Competing
Jason Montano (Thornton Academy) Shot Put 56-8 1/2 to finish 16th overall out of 26th.