Orono Perfect Scores PVC Small School Race

Orono Perfect Scores PVC Small School Race

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The juggernaut known as the Orono Red Riots girls xc team came into the the PVC XC Championship as the favorites to repeat as Small School championships, and they left no doubt who the best team in the conference is after an impressive perfect score placing all five scoring runners before any other teams first runner. In fact showed not only do they quality but great depth as well as they had all seven runners in the top 10 overall.

Leading the way for Orono was sophomore Erin Gerbi who pulled away for the individual title in a time of 20:09.20. The mark improved on her third place effort from a year ago, and was her third race win of the season. 

Following Gerbi was senior Camille Kohtala in a time of 20:18.20, who finished as the runner-up for the second consecutive season. Next was sophomore Julia White in a time of 21:16.9, then it was another sophomore in Amneh Wise finishing fourth in 21:37. Rounding out the perfect score was freshman Nora White who crossed in 21:53.

Bangor Christian junior Kelsey Benjamin broke up the string of Red Riot finishers with her 6th place finish. Alyssa Turner of Narraguagus was next in 22:57, then it was sophomore Emmalyne Drake of Houlton in 23:00.6.

A pair of Red Riots rounded out the top ten with senior Heather Van Dolman (23:01.40) in ninth followed by junior Katie Owen 23:09.80.

Top 10 Individuals Small School Race

1Erin Gerbi10Orono High School20:09.201
2Camille Kohtala12Orono High School20:18.202
3Julia White10Orono High School21:16.903
4Amneh Wise10Orono High School21:37.004
5Nora White9Orono High School21:53.005
6Kelsey Benjamin11Bangor Christian22:53.900
7Alyssa Turner10Narraguagus High School22:57.006
8Emmalyne Drake10Houlton23:00.607
9Heather Van Dolman12Orono High School23:01.408
10Katie Owen11Orono High School23:09.809

Top 3 Small School Teams

1Orono High School151+2+3+4+5 (8+9)1:43 1-5 Split | 21:02 Avg
2George Stevens Academy6811+12+13+14+182:05 1-5 Split | 24:19 Avg
3Houlton717+10+15+16+23 (26)7:20 1-5 Split | 25:16 Avg