The Camden Hills girls took 3 of the first 5 places in roaring to a 40 point win in KVAC Class B cross-country action today. Waterville edged Winslow 77-81 to take second place. For the B boys, Maranacook placed all of their top 5 in the first 20 spots for a comfortable win. Places 2-4 were taken by Medomak Valley, Lincoln Academy and Waterville. A single point separated each team. Waterville's Bethanie Brown captured the girls title followed by the Camden Hills duo of Brittany Bowman and Willow Parker. On the boys side, Winslow's Nickolas Shuckrow took home the individual title followed by Maranacook's Kelby Mace and Ben Trapani of Camden Hills.
An outstanding race from Sam Wood (11th) and steady performances from the rest of the team enabled Mt. Ararat to pull off a surprise victory in KVAC Class A boys action today. The Eagles emerged with an 80-89 edge over Bangor. Lewiston placed 3rd.On the girls side, Brunswick used a strong 1-5 pack to edge Mt. Ararat by single point 42-43. Mt. Blue took 3rd place. Individual races were won by Harlow Ladd of Messalonskee and Erzebet Nagy of Lawrence. Brunswick's Benson Worthington put on a late charge to overtake Andy Reifman-Packett of Mt. Ararat for 2nd place. On the girls side Teresa Murphy of Brunswick and Kelly Lynch Of Mt. Ararat took 2nd and 3rd.
Harlow Ladd hopes his once-fresh legs will return. The Messalonskee High School senior says a cross country season of over-training has taken a bit of a toll. (via www.kjonline.com)
Adam Goode isn’t a big believer in the state’s high school cross country coaches’ poll — even though he’s one of the eight coaches statewide who voted in the most recent weekly offering. But the first-year Bangor High School coach hopes those who do participate know of what they’re evaluating, ... (via The Bangor Daily News)
Times, personal records and learning to race in all conditions have been the cogent points of emphasis to this point in the high school cross country season. Now, bragging rights and increasingly important pieces of hardware begin calling out from the finish line. Conference, regional, sta... (via www.sunjournal.com)
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