Flaker Breaks 200m State Record, Bossong 5th in Freshman 400M ay NBIN Day 2

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;

  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.

  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.