Bangor girls, Hermon boys earn victories


In a fairly close battle with Bangor on Saturday, it was the Hermon boys that left Cameron Stadium with a Week 2 PVC victorious.

The Hawks picked up 139 points while Bangor scored 111. Rounding out the field were George Stevens Academy (83), Deer Isle-Stonington (14), Bucksport (8) and Calais (6).

While this meet featured no multiple event winners, some impressive times and distances were put down.

Bangor's Gabe Coffey lapped the field in the 3200, posting a winning effort of 9:59.17. 

Hermon featured numerous event winners in posting its team win.

Among them were Zachary Beaton, who clocked in at 15.68 to win the 110 hurdles. Teammate Logan Farrar made it a Hawk hurdle sweep, taking the 300's in 46.77.

The Hawks' other winners were Braedon Stevens in the 800, Brendan Swoboda in the high jump, Jordan Bishop in the triple jump and Connor Patten in the discus.

Bangor freshman Tyler Reilly had a solid day in the pole vault, clearing 11 feet to take first place there.

Deer Isle-Stonington distance man Brendan Penfold singled in the 1600 and broke the tape in 4:56.68.

In the girls' meet, Bangor accumulated 153 points while GSA finished with 90.

Rounding out the field were Hermon (49), Bucksport (44) and Calais (11).

Madeline Huerth picked up a pair of wins for the Rams, posting marks of 81-11 in the discus and 23-4.50 in the shot put.

The only other double-winners of the meet were Bangor's Hannah Dunn, who earned gold in the 100 hurdles (17.64) and triple jump (30-3) and Makayla Hoggard, who finished the 100 in 14.36 and long jump at 15-9.

Alyssa Elliott's 29.46 finish in the 200 and Sofia Wittmann's 9-6 clearance in the pole vault were the Rams' other individual wins.

For GSA, Eliza Broughton and Grace Broughton went 1-2 in the 300 hurdles while Mary Brenna Catus and Zeya Lorio finished 1-2 in the 800, and Mary Richardson took the 3200.