Bonny Eagle Girls & Scarborough Boys win SMAA titles

Bonny Eagle girls & Scarborough boys roll to SMAA titles

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Bonny Eagle tuned up for the upcoming state championship with a strong performance at the SMAA Southwestern Championship. The Scots tallied 122 points to easily outdistance the rest of the competition. Leading the way for the Scots was junior sprinter Audrey Weyand, who won the 400m (59.34) in dominating fashion, she was the only one under 60 seconds. She came back in the 200m to narrowly nab the win in the last 10 meters, running a lifetime best of 25.93 to edge Noble's Dakotah Clement (25.97). Earlier in the meet Weyand finished as the runner-up in the 100m dash to Clement.

Senior distance runner Samantha Cox had a strong day as well winning the 1600m in 5:15.98, with teammate Kialeigh Marston finishing second (5:21.47). Cox would double back with a runner-up finish in the 800m (2:24.41) just behind her teammate Kyaunna Libby who ran a big seasonal best of 2:23.86.

The Scots also scored 18 points in the 3200, behind a second place finish from Mary Szatkowski, who lead most of the race before being passed in the homstretch by Kiera Murray of Cheverus. Murray ran 11:42.84 to 11:45.68 for Szatkowski.

The Relays racked up points for Bonny Eagle as well with a win in the 4x800 (9:56.78), a new state leading time. The 4x400 finished second 4:22.55, while the 4x100 was 3rd running 52.84.

Other top performances on the day came from Dakotah Clement of noble who ran a new personal best of 12.51 in the 100m final, the time is ranked second in Class A. Clement lead the 4x100 victory as well, as the Knights ran 51.18, good for Class A #2. She just missed winning the 200m, as she was passed in the last few meters, her 25.97 was a personal best nonetheless. She ended her day with a win in the 4x400 as she ran anchor.

Thornton Academy's Brayden Costa won both the long jump (15-8) & the triple jump (33-0). Her teammate Gabrielle Capozzi won the discus with a huge personal best, 105-1. The distance currently leads Class A heading into the state meet.

In the boys meet Scarborough & Cheverus were expected to battle for the team title, but even before the meet started standout hurdler Elijiah Yeboah, had a medical issue which prevented him from being able to compete. Then once the meet got started senior sprint star, and SMAA regular season track MVP Jackson McMann had an injury in the 100m trials that prevented from running the rest of the day, couple that with Isaac Yeboah going down hard in the 110m hurdle final, the Stags weren't at full strength.

Senior Ryan Jamison lead the Red Storm to victory with an impressive day. Jamison who didn't even qualify for the state meet in the 100m dash last spring, ran a personal best 11.01 in the trials, and would finish 2nd in the final, running 11.14. His soon to be college roomate Ethan Beaulier would win the final with a personal best 11.06. Next, Jamison would lead off the SMAA record breaking 4x100m relay that would run a state leading 43.90. He concluded his outstanding meet with a victory in the 200m, as he ran a personal best and state leading 22.50.

The only victory for the Scarborough would come from senior distance star Robert Hall who won the 3200m (10:11.28), teammate Will Fowler was second (11:12.85)

The Princenton bound senior Jared Bell of Deering, would set a new SMAA discus record with a toss of 169-0. Bell also won the shot put with a toss of 54-1, and was the third in the Javelin (152-9). He was also voted the Boys MVP of the meet.

Sanford senior Alex Shain had a strong day as well. Shain started his day with an easy win the long jump (20-8), as he was the only jumper to go further than 20ft. Shain followed that up with a 11.27 in the 100m good for 3rd place for the defending Class A state champion. Alex would add his 2nd win of the day in the triple as he leaped 41-7. He finished off his day with a seasonal best 22.84 for 2nd in the 200m.

Other standout performances came from Julian Nijkamp of Gorham in the 110m hurdles. Nijikamp ran 14.89, the only sub 15 seconds race in Class A this spring. Austin Weigle of Kennebunk cleared 6-4 to win the high jump, the mark is tied for the best in Class A. Jordan Trafford of Bonny Eagle jumped 13-0 to win the pole vault, his mark equals the best jump in Class A. Cheverus senior Matt Cushing won the javelin with a toss of 170-2, he is the current Class A leader. James Ociti of Biddeford won the 400m dash in 50.18.


Meet Records

Jared Bell (Deering) 169-0 in the Discus

Scarborough Boys 4x100m relay 43.90 (Ryan Jamison, Jerry Kenney, Cameron Langlois, Jake Alofs)



Meet Results

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Boys 4x400 S2 Boys 4x400 S1 Girls 4x400 S2 Girls 4x400 S1
Boys 200m S4 Boys 200m S3 Boys 200m S2 Boys 200m S1
Girls 200m S3 Girls 200m S2 Girls 200m S1 Boys 800m S2
Boys 800m S1 Girls 800m S2 Girls 800m S1 Boys 300m Hurdles S2
Boys 300m Hurdles S1 Girls 300m Hurdles S2 Girls 300m Hurdles S1 Boys 400m S3
Boys 400m S2 Boys 400m S1 Girls 400m S3 Girls 400m S2
Girls 400m S1 Boys 4x100m S2 Boys 1600M Girls 1600m S2
Girls 1600m S1 Girls 4x100m S1 Girls 4x100m S2 Boys 4x100m S1
Boys 100m Dash Final Boys 110m Hurdle Final Girls 100m Dash Final Girls 100m Hurdle Final
Boys 1600m Racewalk Boys 100m T3 Boys 100m T2 Boys 100m T1
Girls 100m T3 Girls 100m T4 Girls 100m T2 Girls 100m T1
Girls 1600m Racewalk Girls 4x800 Boys 4x800 Girls 100m T2
Girls 100m T1 Boys 110m Hurdles T3 Boys 110m Hurdles T2 Boys 110m Hurdles T1
Girls 3200m Boys 3200m Boys 3200m