WMC Championship Preview
The WMC championship action will get underway at 4:30pm with the field events from the Costello Athletic Complex on the campus of the Univeristy of Southern Maine. Check out some of the top athletes in the state as they run, jump & throw in search of a conference championship. On the girls side perennial power Greely looks in line to capture another conference crown, they are the defending champions. On the boys the defending champion York Wildcats look to have the best team & are the favorites for a repeat.
With talent level we could see several league records, in the junior girls any event standout Kate Hall there is a chance of a record, she has 2 to her credit this year. On the distance side Kirstin Sandreuter has been re-writing the Mile & 2 mile records all winter. The Sr. girls 400m record went down last week at the feet of Corinn Bedell, can she break 60 this week? Jocelyn Lorrey of Traip is less than 4" away from the triple jump record if she gets on the board she'll have a shot. Denzel Tomaszewski equalled the Sr. 55m dash record last week, can he have his name in the record book all alone after Friday?
Athletes to Watch
Kate Hall (Lake Region) Hall has burst onto the scene in record breaking fashion this winter. So far Hall has broken the league record for the 55m-7.36 & 200m-26.87, she also has the top long jump 16-10 1/2. Hall leads Class B in all 3 events, look for her to get the triple win & attack some records.
Hannah Keisman (Greely) Keisman is the top seed in the hurdles 9.51, the #2 seed in the 200m 28.30 & the #4 seed in the triple jump 33-9 1/2
Corinn Bedell (Fryeburg) Bedell has the top seed in the 400m 60.38, and is the defending champion. Last time out she broke the sr. division league record. She is also the #3 seed in the 200m, & will run a leg on the top rated sr. relay
Amanda Peterson (GNG) Peterson is turning in on at the right time, she enters the meet the #2 seed in the 55m 7.63 & #2 seed in the 200m 27.30. Amanda will be looking to repeat as champion in both events.
Kirstin Sandreuter (Greely) Sandreuter has been on a record breaking spree this winter, she has broken records in the mile 5:12.70 & 2 mile 11:15.36, and is entered in both events. Kirstin most likely will run a leg on the top ranked 4x800 team as well. Sanreuter is the defending 2 mile champion
Sage Hennessey (Fryeburg) Hennessey is the top seed in the 55m dash 7.59 & 200m 27.14, additionally she'll run a leg on the top ranked 4x200m relay.
Athletes to Watch
Tom Reid (York) Reid is a big reason for the success of York this winter. He is the top seed in the triple jump 39-9, the #2 seed in the 55m hurdles & 7th seed in the long jump
Reid Pryzant (Falmouth) Pryzant is the top seeded hurdler 8.12 which is the top mark in Class B this season and the ME#2 time, Reid is also #2 seed in the triple jump, & the 4th seed in the long jump
Denzel Tomaszewski (Wells) Tomaszewski has been the top 55m sprinter in the state this winter, his 6.63 is the only time in the state under 6.7. Last week he equalled the sr 55m record with his 6.63. Denzel is also the #2 seed in the 200m -23.96
Mitchell Finitz (York) Finitz is the top seed in the 2 mile 10:15.17 & the #3 seed in the mile 4:38.92. Fintitz is the defending champion in the 2mile
Liam Campbell (Greely) Campbell is top seed in the Mile 4:34..80 & #3 seed in the 800 2:04.03. Campbell is the defending mile champion
Chandler Smith (Yarmouth) Smith enters the meet with top seeds in the 200m 24.98, the only junior sub 25, & the 400m 55.14.
Deven Roberts (Cape) Roberts is the top seed in the high jump 5-8, the hurdles 8.85 where he's the only one under 9 seconds. Deven is also the #2 seed in the 200m 25.18