Day Three Action from Indoor Nationals

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New Balance Indoor: Ashlyn Poulin of Gardiner added her second All-American honors of the weekend with her third-place finish in the championship mile racewalk. Poulin clocked 7:51.48 which improved her time from the Nike meet on Friday by 4 seconds. Also competing was Maya Judice of Thornton Academy, Judice finished in 8:42.47 placing 13th.

In the boys' mile racewalk Rowan McDonald of Bonny Eagle earned All-American for a second time this weekend. McDonald stopped the clock at 7:34.63 to finish fourth which matched his effort at Nike on Friday. Lucien Beardsley of Gorham was right a step behind McDonald in fifth with his 7:34.87 to earn All-American honors.

In the rising stars 800m, Lexi Brent of York ran 2:21.31 to finish 19th overall. While in the championship 800ms, Zachary Barry of Scarborough the state record holder clocked 1:54.71 to finish fifth in section four which was the second fastest performance in his career. He placed 12th overall amongst all runners. In the girls 800m, Class  A champion Mia-Claire Kezal of Thornton Academy ran a strong race, she was rewarded for her effort with a new personal best of 2:13.38. She would place third in section 3 and 10th overall. Her time moves her to second fastest all-time in Maine history.

Over in the shot put ring Nicholas Connolly of Scarborough came through big on his third throw of the day getting it out to 17.70m (58-1) to lead the competition after two sections. He would go on to finish 10th just missing the final by three inches. Connolly's mark set a new Scarborough record and moves him to seventh best all-time in Maine history.

Nike indoor:

Scarborough's Caroline Fallona just missed making the final of the emerging elite running 7.91. She matched the time of the 7th, 8th, 9th place finishers but was displaced by thousandths of a second.

In the Emerging Elite, 800m Class B champion Grace Kirk of Cony clocked 2:22.80 to finish 19th overall. In the same race, Hannah Stevens of Bonny Eagle runs 2:23.98.

Megan Randall of Bangor led the Maine contingent in the Emerging Elite mile as the senior clocked 5:12.84 to finish 14th overall. Bonny Eagle senior Emmaline Pendleton also competed in the mile where she ran 5:16.61 finishing 24th overall.