Maine State XC: Class B Girls Five Athletes To Watch

2019 Class B State XC Championship

The Class B state meet was canceled on Monday but we still wanted to highlight the girls that we would have featured in our five athletes to watch. We've also included a poll so you can vote for who you think would have won the individual title


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Hadley Mahoney (Cape Elizabeth)

Grade: Freshman

2019 State Meet Finish: DNR

2020 Best 5k: 19:33

Mahoney had an excellent freshman season winning five races including a victory at the WMC Class B championship race to close out the season. Mahoney entered the state meet as the favorite based on her end of the season performances. She recorded a personal best 19:33 this fall, she'll return as one of the individual favorites in 2021.

Kayley Bell (Caribou)

Grade: Sophomore

2019 State Meet Finish: 13th

2020 Best 5k: 20:08.5

Bell had a perfect sophomore season that saw her win six races. Her fastest 5k of 2020 was 20:08.5. Kayley won the PVC Class B title in her final race of the season. She was primed to make a run at the individual title this fall and will return as one of the favorites in 2021.

Olivia Tiner (Winslow)

Grade: Senior

2019 State Meet Finish: 10th

2020 Best 5k: 20:33.22

Tiner finished her senior season undefeated winning five races. Last time out at the KVAC Class B championship she ran a seasonal best 20:33.22 for 5k. Olivia was in a position to challenge for a top spot in the state meet.

Maddie Marston (Yarmouth)

Grade: Senior

2019 State Meet Finish: 30th

2020 Best 5k: 20:16.73

Marston won two out of three races she competed in during her senior season. Last time out she placed second in the WMC Class B championship. Her fastest 5k of the season was a 20:16.73 effort. Heading into the state she was in a position to challenge for a top-five finish.

Alana Natulak (Fryeburg Academy)

Grade: Junior

2019 State Meet Finish: 6th

2020 Best 5k: 20:33

Natulak won three races this fall with a 5k best of 20:33 on the season. Alana finished third at the WMC Class B championship to close out the season. Natulak was looking to improve on her sixth-place finish from 2019 and will return as one of the individual favorites in 2020.