New England Indoor Track & Field Championship Preview

The action inside the Reggie Lewis Center on Saturday for the New England Indoor Track and Field Championship is expected to be hot.  Several Maine athletes are expected to contend for New England titles and podium finishes. Below we will preview both the boys and girls and what we might expect to see on Saturday as the best in New England square off for regional supremacy.

Time Schedule

Maine Class A champion Andre Clark of Marshwood is the top seed in the 55m dash. Clark set a new Maine state record with his 6.38 at the state meet. A year ago he finished on the podium in fifth place after running 6.51. The 2023 New England runner-up and 2024 Class B champion Miles Burr will look to contend for the individual title, Burr has a best of 6.46 on the season. Falmouth's Max Shapiro (6.53) and  Lewiston's Josia Katroli (6.55) are ranked in the top 15.

Noble senior Maddox Jordan is the top seed in the mile (4:17.23) and will look to improve on his state record of 4:11.19 set earlier this year. Jordan has shown he will be tough to beat, it will take a special performance and a big kick to take down University the Rhode Island senior. Jordan is also running the 1k which is the event after the mile.

Class A long jump champion Billy Albertson is the third seed, his distance from the state meet of 22-7 1/2 matches the distance he leaped at New England's from a year ago when he finished as the runner-up. Arnaud Sioho of South Portland the Class A runner-up (22-7) is the fourth seed.

Class B 400m champion Miles Burr will step up in distance as he takes on the 600m. Burr set a state meet record in the 400m (49.49) and comes in seeded second (1:22.15) based on that effort. A year ago Burr set a state record in the 300m (34.90) placing fourth in the event.