Southern Maine Class B Regional XC Championship Preview
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Conference championships around the state highlighted the weekend in Maine XC. We had several of the top teams in the state battle it out at the KVAC Championships, while some of the top runners rested for the WMC Championships. A course record went down in the PVC and there were dominant team finishes in the MVC. Let's take a look at the highlights.
Lily Horne of Freeport & Mitch Libby of Wells ran to individual WMC titles in D1, while Freeport Boys take top team spot in D1, with Wells winning D2. On the girls side Cape Elizabeth won D1 title, with Maine Coast Waldorf tops in D2
The WMC Championships are set to go off Friday afternoon at St. Joseph's College in Standish. The Yorkgirls' won the Division 1 title last year, while Falmouth, who is no longer in the conference, took the boys' title. In Division 2, the St. Dominic girls' and Wells boys' were winners.
Another weekend is in the books for Maine XC. Relays and invitationals brought together some of the top teams and athletes in the Northern region, while inter-conference battles in the Southern region produced fast times and impressive team results. Let's take a look at the highlights.
While out-of-state teams took both the boys' and girls' races at the Festival of Champions, there was still much to be celebrated for Maine teams and athletes.
This weekend in Maine XC featured two of the top girls' teams in Class A squaring off in Falmouth and two of the top male runners in Class A North facing off for the second time and three weeks.
The first Southern Maine XC Classic was a huge success. Both boys' & girls' course records were broken, and hundreds on personal bests were run.
As part of our 2017 XC preview we will spotlight each of the fastest returners based on 5k times from a year ago as part of our "Watch list". Today's spotlight is on Mitch Libby of Wells HS.
Luke Laverdiere & Abby Hamilton both of Yarmouth won individual titles, while the Greely Rangers swept the team titles
Check out the top boys teams in the state of Maine as of September 13th based on XC team scoring all of the 3 mile and 5K times currently in the MileSplit database for the 2016 season.
The Greely girls claimed the WMC Divison 1 title with 151 to hold off a strong challenge from the York girls (131). On the boys side Falmouth previaled in a tight 3 team race, the Yatchsmen tallied 140, while the Rangers of Greely scored 133 for the second, while York with 127 was 3rd. In Division 2, Traip Academy took the girls title with 156 points. On the boys side Wells put up 174 to take the title. Kate Hall set 2 all-time Maine bests, 11.68 for the 100m & 24.96 in the 200m, while Denzel Tomaszewski added the state all-time of 10.76 in the 100m. Check out more.
The Maine Running Company Indoor Performance of the Week voting is complete for week #3. On the girls side Cony's Lindsay Folsom was selected as the winner for her outstanding 11'4 vault, while the boys winner was new Maine all-time 55m record holder Denzel Tomaszewski of Wells
Denzel Tomaszewski could look at the outdoor track season as a new beginning after a year of surgery and rehab. Instead, the Wells junior is treating spring track as a continuation of his record-setting indoor season.(via )