Horne & Gaudrault Best In WMC
Freeport sophomore Martin Horne battled Cape Elizabeth junior Jack Bassett over the tough 3.1 mile layout at St Joseph's College in Standish on Friday afternoon. The duo who race each other last Friday at Cape Elizabeth went toe to toe again.
In the early stages of the race Fryeburg Academy senior Alfie Walker & Peter DiNinno set the pace, with Horne, Bassett & Griffin Allaire of Wells following closely behind through the mile. The pack was down to four remained at the front at two miles with Walker still pressing the pace with Allaire, Horne & Bassett looking to pounce.
Over the final mile Horne & Bassett would break away and came up the hill to the finish running stride for stride. Just like a week ago, Horne had the best kick as he stormed to the win in a time of 17:16. Bassett followed a few strides behind in a time of 17:18
Allaire crossed the line next in third with his 17:22 effort. His time was the fastest in the D2 race. Early race leader Alfie Walker was next eight seconds later in 17:30.
Defending class c state champion Henry Spritz of Waynflete ran his best race of the season finishing 5th overall in a time of 17:52.
York's Eli Hulstrom had a strong last mile to move up to sixth overall with his 17:57, while Cape senior Peter DiNinno was seventh in 17:59.
York was the best overall team on the day as the Wildcats winning the overall and D1 titles. Cape Elizabeth was second in both the overall and D1. While Wells won the D2 team title 53-62 over Maine Coast Waldorf.
Boys Top Ten Overall
1 Martin Horne 10 Freeport High School 17:16.00 1 2 Jack Bassett 11 Cape Elizabeth High School 17:18.00 2 3 Griffin Allaire 11 Wells High School 17:22.00 3 4 Alfie Walker 12 Fryeburg Academy 17:30.00 4 5 Henry Spritz 12 Waynflete School 17:52.00 5 6 ELI HULTSTROM 11 York High School 17:57.00 6 7 Peter DiNinno 12 Cape Elizabeth High School 17:59.00 7 8 Nate Casali 10 Lake Region High School 18:08.00 8 9 William Maines Gray New Gloucester High School 18:14.00 9 10 Ricky Perruzzi 10 Cape Elizabeth High School 18:19.00 10
Boys Top 5 Teams Overall
1 York High School 79 6+13+15+20+25 (34+36) 1:00 1-5 Split | 18:30 Avg 2 Cape Elizabeth High School 96 2+7+10+28+49 (64+86) 2:32 1-5 Split | 18:30 Avg 3 Freeport High School 109 1+14+21+35+38 (46+56) 2:22 1-5 Split | 18:43 Avg 4 Yarmouth High School 135 11+12+29+39+44 (66+67) 1:25 1-5 Split | 19:02 Avg 5 Wells High School 136 3+24+27+37+45 (76+82) 2:25 1-5 Split | 18:55 Avg