Silas Eastman 16:42|Abbey Leonardi 18:41 win SW Classic| Gorham Boys & Cheverus Girls top fields Sep 25, 2010

Silas Eastman (Fryeburg) dominated the boys field at the Southwest Classic, Eastman opened with a first mile of 5:10 to dispatch the field, through 2 miles in 10:38, Eastman cruised the final mile to clock 16:42 over the 5k course on a hot & muggy day. The medical people were busy all day dealing with athletes that pushed to hard on the day. Gorham behind Logan Marshall was the top boys team prevailed by one point over Greely. On the girls side Abbey Leonardi (Kennebunk) opened up in 5:41 with Emily Durgin (Cheverus) right behind in 5:46. The two would stay close through 2 miles, but that is were Leonardi took off putting close to 30 seconds on Durgin over the final 1.1. Leonardi would cruise it in to take first in 18:42, Durgin was 2nd in 19:26,teammate Fiona Hendry was 3rd. It looked like Cheverus took the girls team race with 3 of the first 5 finishers. RESULTS  | Silas Eastman Interview | Jakob Brooks Interview | Abshir Horor Interview | Abbey Leonardi Interview | Emily Durgin Interview | Boys Varsity Race | Girls Varisty Race | Boys JV Race | Girls JV Race | PHOTOS

Southwest Classic: What do the athletes think? Sep 23, 2010

 MaineTrackXC wanted to hear what the athletes thought about the first annual Southwest Classic meet being held this weekend so we asked several of the area athletes to tell us what they were looking froward to about the meet.

Southwest Classic Meet Preview Sep 25, 2010

The first Southwest Classic XC meet will take place on Saturday 9/25 at Twinbrook Recreation Park in Cumberland. The meet will feature teams from the Southwestern Maine Activities Association (SMAA) & the Western Maine Conference (WMC). The meet will feature a varsity race and jv race for each gender. The gets under way at 1:30 with the Varsity boys race. Stay tuned to MaineTrackXC for full coverage of the meet, there will be a meet preview, race videos, interviews with the winners, and photos. Check out the guided video course preview | What athletes think | Boys Varsity Entries | Varsity Girls Entries | JV Boys Entries | JV Girls Entries | Boys Preview | Girls Preview