Grace Iltis of Camden Hills is back after an injury riddled 2018 XC season. She makes her debut at #11 in Watchlist #2.
Three New Faces - Girls Watchlist #2
We rank the top 15 girls xc runners in the state of Maine each week. Week #2 considered the first two weeks of the season performances, while also factoring in past performances.
Matson set a new course record at Falmouth running 18:15 for 3 miles taking 34 seconds off Emily Durgin's CR. Sub 18 could be on the horizon at SM Classic.
1st 18:55.00@ WMC: CE,OOB,Traip,Wells@ York
Gaudrault crushed the field with a 18:55 for 3 miles at York.
Tugman clocked her first sub 19 5k with a 18:52 on the speedy TA course.
Piers ran 19:03 at Falmouth to match the 3rd best time in course history.
1st 19:52.00@ SMAA:BE, Deering, Noble, Windham @ Massabesic
Hesler broke 20 minutes on a tough Massabesic course.
Kitchen ran a fast early season 19:26 at TA finishing second last week.
1st 20:35.60@ KVAC: Gar, Cony @ Mt Blue
Cullenberg won on her home course last week, she's undefeated in 2 races this fall.
McGrail opened with a win on her home course.
1st 20:43.00@ WMC:Freep, GNG, Greely, LR, MCW@Poland
Provencher took first against Class C champion Olivia Reynolds at Poland
2nd 20:43.00@ WMC:Freep, GNG, Greely, LR, MCW@Poland
Reynolds was just a step behind #8 Provencher at Poland
1st 20:13.23@ KVAC: Hamp, Camden, Brewer @ Bangor
Iltis is back healthy and showed she's in good shape with her win at Bangor
82nd 20:33.70@ New England XC Championship
Gerbi has yet to race this season.
Werner ran a strong 19:41 at Falmouth for 3 miles last week.
1st 21:03.00@ KVAC: Lewiston, Mt Ararat @ Edward Little
Bell took the win on her home course, followed up her strong debut at Laliberte.
2nd 20:19.46@ KVAC: Hamp, Camden, Brewer @ Bangor
Mosca had a strong race for 2nd behind Iltis of Bangor last week.
Others Watching: Emmaline Pendleton (BE), Annabelle Brooks (Portland), Kristen Werner (Scarborough)