Bonny Eagle's Delany Hesler moved to the fifth fastest Maine high school girl in the 1600m with her first sub five minute performance on Wednesday at the East Coast Championship meet in New Jersey.
Hesler who entered the competition with a personal best of 5:01.32 used a furious finish to clock 4:58.51 to place seventh in a strong field. The soon to be senior ran laps of 74.39, 76.74, 76.58 and 70.78.
In the boys 400m championship Gorham's Andrew Farr the Class A state champion, took the title with a 49.41 effort. Farr had a strong close to the race as he overcame a small deficit over the last 100m to win by .02. The time matched his second fastest effort this season
Andrew also competed in the 100m dash where he finished 3rd hin the final with an 11.11 effort.
Class A state meet record holder Frank Morang of Cheverus won the long title as he leaped out to a mark of 6.92m (22-7).
Falmouth's Ben Greene ran a 4:13.19 for 1600m to place fourth. Greene clocked splits of 64.01, 65.21, 64.60, and 59.34. Greene the Class A runner-up ranks 9th all-time In Maine history in the event.