Lisbon/Oak Hill Girls, Bucksport Boys Triumph in Class C
Kiana Goldberg was the lone individual winner for Lisbon/Oak Hill as the sophomore stormed to a 15.88 in the 100m hurdles while she combined with Mackenna Poisson, Destiny Deschaines, and Gabrielle Chessie to earn gold in the 4x100m relay. Lisbon/Oak Hill showed great depth as they tallied 113 points to win the team title by 23 over Winslow which won six individual events. Goldberg accounted for 18 individual points to help lead the way, in addition to her win in the 100m hurdles, she added a runner-up finish in the 300m hurdles (49.10).
Gabrielle Chessie came up big in the title run as well as she scored 22 individual points. Chessie notched runner-up finishes in 200m (27.28), and triple jump (34-9), plus a third-place effort in the long jump (16-1). Freshman Sarah Moore showed no big meet jitters as she scored in four individual events. Moore placed second in the high jump with a 5-foot clearance added a pair of third-place finishes in the 100m (13.29) and the triple jump (33-0 1/2) and scored a fourth-place effort in the long jump with a 15-10 3/4 leap.
Sophomore Kayla Cooper scored in three events as she was fourth in the 200m (28.06) and 400m (63.39), plus added a fifth-place finish in the 100m (13.49). Destiny Deschaines was fourth in the triple jump (32-1 3/4) plus added a pair of fifth-place finishes in the 100m hurdles (17.09) and long jump (15-9 1/2). Naomi Obenhaus was sixth in the 300m hurdles (50.56)
The 1600m racewalk was a big event for Lisbon/Oak Hill as they got a runner-up finish from Amelia Mooney (9:09.27), plus a fourth-place effort from Lexie Finn (10:06.85), and seventh place from Emma Willey (10:10.69).
Warn wins four titles, Freshman White adds a pair
Winslow senior Carly Warn left her mark as she won four individual event titles. Warn swept the 100m (12.49) and 200m (26.38) into negative headwinds, the 200m wind was a headwind of -1.9 meters per second. She added two dominant wins in the long jump (17-7 1/4) and triple jump (36-11 1/2). Warn won the triple jump by more than two feet while taking the long by just under a foot and a half.
Kents Hill sophomore Rose Jenkins equaled the Class C state meet record of 5-5 1/2 in the high jump with her winning clearance.
Orono freshman Ruth White won a pair of distance titles in the 1600m (5:08.52) and 3200m (11:10.14) plus ran a leg on the winning 4x800 for the Red Riots.
The throwing events saw three different winners as Bucksport senior Ava Knowles won the shot put (31-2 3/4), while freshman Maranda Pert of George Stevens Academy was tops in the discus (112-5) to win by 19 plus feet. Ellie Leech a freshman from Seacoast Christian won the javelin with a toss of 99-10.
Houlton/GHCA was victorious in the 4x400m relay (4:19.39).
Bucksport tops Class C Boys
Paced by three individual victories the Golden Bucks of Bucksport scored 75 to hold off runner-up Traip Academy (56 points). Senior Gavin Billings took first in the shot put with a toss of 47-1, he added a third place in the discus (140-5) and a fifth-place effort in the discus (126-7) to help the winning effort.
Colin Simpson provided 12 key points in the title run as the junior was third in the long jump (21-0) and triple jump (41-11). Junior Hugh Jack clocked 11.85 to finish third in the 100m dash, he added a sixth place in the long jump (20-0 1/4) plus a seventh-place effort in the 200m (24.75)
Other scorers for Bucksport were Evan Trojano in the shot put with a fifth-place throw (39-10). While the 4x100m relay placed fifth and the 4x800m relay finished seventh.
Cognata & Bowser a double winner
Winthrop's James Cognata clocked an impressive 50.62 to cross the line first in the 400m. He followed that up with a 23.61 to win his second title in the 200m for the Ramblers.
Washington Academy junior Cameron Bowser was the king in the jumps as he leaped 22-6 1/2 in the long and added a 43-8 winning effort in the triple.
Traip Academy's runner-up finish was highlighted by senior Seamus Reeve 11.30 victory in the 100m. Reeve also ran a leg on the winning 4x100m relay (45.39), plus added a third-place effort in the 400m.
Bangor Christian senior Aaron Bard vaulted 12 feet to win the pole vault, while Monmouth Academy's Jared Martin tossed the discus 137-8 with his winning throw. Mt Abram senior Cade Tooker claimed the top spot in the javelin with his toss of 146-3. William Levasseur of St Dom's battled the heat to take the 3200m in a time of 10:17.22.
Lisbon/Oak Hill got a victory from Hunter Burkhardt in the 800m (2:07.33). Old Orchard Beach senior Trevor Grenier dominated the 300m hurdles (41.74) while Dirigo senior Spencer Jacques crossed the line first in the 1600m racewalk (8:46.01). George Stevens Academy senior Franklin Sealander clocked 16.72 to win the 110m hurdles. Orono won the 4x400m relay (3:42.41) and George Stevens Academy earned the win in the 4x800m relay (8:52.46).