Maine State XC Girls Individual Champions 1978 - Present
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All class state meets for a given year were combined, and then the teams were assigned a number based on how the finished in the combined state meet. 25 points for being the top team down to 1 point for 25th best team in any given year. Check out what programs have been successfully year after year. We have the last 5 years & last 10 years broken down for you.
With the outdoor track practices in week five we will take a look at the top 25 returners by event and by class, today's event the girls 1600m racewalk.
With the outdoor track practices in week four we will take a look at the top 25 returners by event and by class, today's event the girls 3200m.
With the outdoor track practices starting next week we will take a look at the top 25 returners by event and by class, today's event the boys 800m.
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Lisandro Berry-Gaviria of Mt. Ararat took his second consecutive State 5K Championship as Scarborough, led by a pair of Coffins, took the team title.
Class A State XC Preview
In the Class A Northern Maine Regional XC Championship scorekeepers need to use the 6th runner as a tie-breaker to award the Brunswick boys their championship as the Dragons and Hampden Broncos both finished with 53 points. In the Girls meet Camden, led by Augusta Stockman, used their depth to take the title.
Lisandro Berry-Gaviria of Mt Ararat showed he's still the favorite to win the Class A title with his record breaking run at KVAC.
Top 500: KVAC XC Championship @ Cony - we've got the 500 fastest individuals from KVAC XC Championships held at Cony High School
65 Maine schools and 9 out-of-state schools will make the trip to Belfast on Saturday to run in the 17th annual Festival of Champions at Troy Howard Middle School.
Class A Boys XC State Meet Returners
New Balance Outdoor Nationals Day 1 Highlights
Around the 207 with Sam Bonsey Week #8
Defending its 2107 State Class A Title Cheverus sprinted to a second consecutive title. 2019 should be a good year for the young Stags too.
Around the 207 with Sam Bonsey Week #6
Brewer sweeps PVC large school championships
Orono girls again appear to be favored in Class C
Around the 207 with Sam Bonsey Week #3
Brewer boys, Hampden girls triumph
Brewer girls, Hampden boys win "BIRC" invitational
Around the 207 with Sam Bonsey Week #1
Hampden boys claim season-opener; Bangor, Hampden girls finish in tie
With the outdoor track practices underway we will take a look at the top 25 returners by event and by class, today's event the 800m
Check out our spotlight on Christie Woodside the 2017 Class A long jump Champion
New England Championship Live Updates
Class A State Indoor Track & Field Championship Meet Preview
Male Junior Runner of the Year: Alec Troxell (Deering)
Maine Track & Cross Country Coaches Association 2017 All-State Cross Country Team
MaineTrackXC selects the top freshman boys in the state for 2017
In Class C, Orono took both team Championships. Lincoln Academy dominated the Class B Boys field, while Yarmouth grabbed the girls title. Camden Hills used its depth to claim the girls Class A title while Falmouth took the boys A Championship.
With seven teams in the Flo50 poll, availability for a top five finish is going to come with a small amount of error.
The postseason is officially here! The Northern and Southern Regional championships went off on Saturday. The North headed to Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast, while the South went to the Twinbrook Recreational area in Cumberland. Both regions produced close finishes and great individual performances. Let's take a look at the highlights.
Northern Maine Class A Regional XC Championship Preview
Conference championships around the state highlighted the weekend in Maine XC. We had several of the top teams in the state battle it out at the KVAC Championships, while some of the top runners rested for the WMC Championships. A course record went down in the PVC and there were dominant team finishes in the MVC. Let's take a look at the highlights.
In Class A, Camden Hills takes the team title over Mt. Ararat with a 15 point margin. But in Class B Maranacook wins handily. Individual titles go to Garace Iltis of Camden and Olivia Tiner of Winslow.
Hampden, led by Wyatt Lord, gets by Bangor in the KVAC Boys Class A Championship. Mt. Ararat is third, but the Eagle's Lisandro Berry-Gaviria takes the individual title.In Class B, Lincoln Academy ran away with the title led by individual champion Sam Russ.
In Class B expect Lincoln Academy to take the team title. In Class A Bangor, Hampden, and Mt. Ararat look to be favorites with Brunswick as a wild card.
Another weekend is in the books for Maine XC. Relays and invitationals brought together some of the top teams and athletes in the Northern region, while inter-conference battles in the Southern region produced fast times and impressive team results. Let's take a look at the highlights.
While out-of-state teams took both the boys' and girls' races at the Festival of Champions, there was still much to be celebrated for Maine teams and athletes.
Yarmouth's Luke Lavediere, and Falmouth's Sofie Matson claim the individual titles on the day, but team plaques for to Concord NH for the boys, and Glastonbury, CT for the girls.
65 Maine schools and nearly 15 out-of-state schools will make the trip to Belfast on Saturday to run in the 16th annual Festival of Champions at Troy Howard Middle School.
Close finishes from around the state and the 43rd running of the Manchester Invitational highlighted the weekend that was in Maine XC. Let's take a look at the top moments from the weekend.
In a girls's race where leaders got far of course Camden Hills showed real depth to take a team win. Hamden showed speed in the boys race taking the top two spots by solid margins and securing the team win.
This weekend in Maine XC featured two of the top girls' teams in Class A squaring off in Falmouth and two of the top male runners in Class A North facing off for the second time and three weeks.
In the coming weeks many of our seniors will head out to start their college careers both athletically and academically. We wanted to salute them one more time in this special feature and say thank you.
Check out our spotlight on Paul Casavant the 2017 Class A 2 Mile Champion
Check out our spotlight on Daija Misler the 2017 Class A Shot Put Champion
We are spotlighting the returning state champions from last winter, check out Paul Casavant of Hampden Academy the Class A 2 Mile champion from 2016.
So I just ran my last high school cross country race in Maine. Congrats to all the Seniors who made it to the end of their XC season! As for the underclassmen, you have a couple more years left, so enjoy it all! I remember my first state meet vividly, and I'm sure that I will remember this one for many years! It was a crazy race!
With this final weekend, the regular season is now over. Although I missed racing, it was really great to watch the culture that I enjoy being a part of so much. It made me extremely proud to be one of you all. One thing I love so much about runners is how supportive you all are for everyone.
Each week MaineTrackXC will post our top 10 poll of the best xc teams in Maine. Here is week #1 (via MileSplit)
As part of our 2016 XC preview we will spotlight each of the fastest returners based on 5k times from a year ago as part of our "Watch list". Today's spotlight is Paul Casavant of Hampden Academy
First race of the season is now behind us! I have been thinking about this race since track finished this Spring. Unfortunately, it didn't go as I had envisioned it. For those that don't know, I had a stress fracture.
Hampden Academy is the top returning Class A team based on 5k results from all returners this fall. The Broncos placed third in the state meet a year ago behind champion Scarborough & runner-up Falmouth. Don't count out the Red Storm as they will be shooting for their third straight Class A title.
I'm Paul! And I am going to be blogging for Milesplit this fall! I figure I should tell you all a little more about me. I am going to be a senior this year at Hampden Academy.
Here are the top 25 fastest returning boys cross country teams in the state of Maine generated based off the 2015 season best 5K cross country times in the MileSplit database from each of the team's top 7 returnees.
Check out our spotlight of Paul Casavant of Hampden Acadey the 2016 Class A 2 Mile State Champion
In its 31st year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Paul Casavant of Hampden Academy as its 2015-16 Gatorade Maine Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year. Casavant is the first Gatorade Maine Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year to be chosen from Hampden Academy.
The Scarborough Red Storm have been the best team in the state all year, and are the favorites to win their eighth state title in 12 years.
It was a back and forth battle between Anne Guadalupi of Cony, Tessa Cassidy of Brunswick, & Katherine Leckbee of Mt Ararat as the trio each had the lead at some point during the race as they tried to drop eachother.
Round 2, the same teams that competed for the KVAC Class A title at Cony last Saturday will duke it out again this weekend at Belfast. A lot can change in one week, and most notably will be the course. Cony is known as a difficult course while the layout at the Troy Howard Middle School is more like a racetrack.
Check out our team and individual preview of the Maine Festival of Champions. We look at the top teams in Maine, as well as out of state participants. Then we examine the top individual boys from Maine and beyond.
As part of our 2015 XC preview we will spotlight each of the fastest returners based on 5k times from a year ago as part of our "Watch list".
Check out our spotlight on Paul Casavant of Hampden Academy the 2015 Class A Mile champion
Meet Recap of the 2014 Eastern Maine Regional Championship at Belfast. Check out how the top runners and teams did!
Check out our Eastern Maine XC Championship Preview
Mt Blue's Aaron Willingham sets a new course record at Cony winning the KVAC Championship Class A title, while Harrison Knowlton was the Class B champ. On the girls side Anne Guadalupi of Cony ran away witht girls Class A title, with Hannah Despres of Maranacook the victor in the Class B race.
Check out our Elite 10: Girls Team Rankings by Class based on 5k times this season
We are highlighting some of the top individuals during the 2014 XC season, check out our interview with Paul Casavant of Hampden Academy
Mt. Blue's Aaron Willingham and Dan Lesko ran away from the competition, but Hampden had the depth to capture the team win in a nine team cross country meet at Lawrence on Thursday.
Kicking off the 2014 XC season with the Preseason MaineTrackXC Athlete/Fan XC poll. Check to see who the athletes & fans think are the top 12 teams now that the regular season is underway. Thanks to those who voted. Spread the word to teammates & others so we can have more participation throughout the season
As part of our XC preview this year we are doing a virtual meets of the returners from last year based on 5k times for each class. Today's virtual meet is the Eastern Maine Class A Girls, see who is the favorite to win the Eastern Maine title this fall
As part of our 2014 XC preview we will spotlight each of the fastest returners based on 5k times from a year ago as part of our "Watch list" we will continue to add runners to the "Watch list" as we progress throughout the fall.
As part of our XC preview this year we are doing a virtual meets of the returners from last year based on 5k times for each class. Today's virtual meet is the Eastern Maine Class A Boys, see who is the favorite to win the Eastern Maine title this fall
The 2013-2014 school year has provided some great highlights in both cross country and track across the great State of Maine. In the coming weeks many of our seniors will head out to start their college careers both athletically and academically. We wanted to salute them one more time in this special feature and say thank you for your support over the years.
The Hampden Academy girls & the Old Town boys are the best amongst the PVC large school teams.
The Bangor girls once again were PVC/EMITL indoor champions as they held off a challenge from Hermon. On the boys side Hampden Academy was the surprise champion over Bangor. Check out the rest of the action
All class state meets for a given year were combined, and then the teams were assigned a number based on how the finished in the combined state meet. 25 points for being the top team down to 1 point for 25th best team in any given year. Check out what programs have been successfully year after year in the last 14 years.
Teresa Murphy of Brunswick won the overall KVAC title on the girls side, while Josh Horne of Mt Blue was the best on the boys side. Bangor sprung the upset on Lewiston in Class A meet, with Hampden Academy girls claiming a relative easy win on the girls side. In Class B, Maranacook took both the boys & girls titles.
Now that the xc season is well underway, it's time to catch up with some athletes that we didn't feature in our preseason athlete spotlight's. These athletes have excelled so far this fall, and we wanted the rest of the state to know a little bit about them.
The teams competing at MCI on Friday, 9/20, managed to survive a tough and technical course at the Pinnacle Park Ski area. Steep hills bookended a course that was not going to yield fast times. The Hampden Girls put 5 in the top 13 to finish ahead of Bangor, 42 to 62. Winslow was right behind in third with 64 points. Waterville (109) edged out Messalonskee (111) for fourth place. MCI (130) rounded out the scoring teams as Skowhegan and Nokomis did not have complete teams.
Check out all the weekend highlights from meets around the state. This should be the first place you stop each weekend to check out all the action
It's August, and that can mean one thing. XC season is just about upon us. Now that the season has started lets take a look at the the top 15 returning individuals statewide for boys. Caleb Lord of Hampden Academy comes in at #6.
It was a great 2012-2013 in both cross country and track across the Great State of Maine. Many of our seniors will soon be on their way to start their college careers both athletically and academically so we wanted to salute them one more time in this special feature.
Junior Sam Wood of Mt Ararat was the surprise boys winner of the EM Class A regional, Wood clocked 17:00 to fend of a challenge from Lewiston's Mohamed Awil 17:04. On the girls side Erzsebet Nagy was able to defend her title but it wasn't easy as she ran 20:10. The Lewiston boys won the team title as expected with 59. The girls team race was close as 3 teams were separated by just 2 points. Hampden Academy came out on top with 63, while Mt Ararat edged Brunswick with a better 6th runner for the runner-up trophy. Check out all the action and see who made it to the state meet.
This is conference championship week, let's take a look at the KVAC Championship with an in-depth look at the individual and team favorites.
Check out a new weekly feature called the "Leaders of the Pack" where we will highlight the Top 10 Teams statewide based on 5k & 3mi times from the season. Week #3
Week #2 MaineTrackXC Athlete/Fan XC poll is now posted. Check to see who the athletes & fans think are the top 12 teams now that the regular season is underway. Thanks to those who voted. Spread the word to teammates & others so we can have more participation throughout the season
Check out a new weekly feature called the "Leaders of the Pack" where we will highlight the Top 10 Teams statewide based on 5k & 3mi times from the season. Week #2
Let's take a look at the the top returning teams for Class A Girls XC in 2012.
The KVAC Championship meet will take place at 11am Saturday at Cony HS in Augusta. While the boys from Class A & Class B schools run in the same race, they will be scored as if running in two seperate races, so a total of four individual champions as well as four conference titles will be awarded. The meet features some of the top teams in Maine, on the girls side #3 ranked Mt. Ararat Eagles & #10 Mt. Blue Cougars will match-up with a solid Brunswick team in the mix. The girls team title in Class B should be a three way tussle with Medomak Valley, Hampden Academy & Winslow all in the mix. While on the boys side #8 Mt Ararat is the favorite in the Class A meet, with #10 Edward Little expected to be right there along with #11 Mt. Blue. #12 Hampden Academy is the boys favorite in the Class B race. Click Headline to read more
(Pictured above Darik Frye the leader of the Hampden Academy Broncos - photo by sub5.com) The Hampden Academy cross country team will continue its championship quest in the Eastern Maine regionals Saturday in Belfast. The Broncos have already won the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B race in Augusta last weekend, and they’ll look to make it 2-for-2 on the 3.1-mile course at the Troy Howard Middle School. To read more of article by Bangor Daily News writer Ryan McLaughlin please visit link below Full Article
The Brewer girls were dominant for the third time in as many weeks while the Hampden Academy boys showed they'll be a force to reckon with in the Eastern Maine Class A ranks this fall. The Bronco boys scored 33 points to win a four-team meet on their home course, while Brewer earned runner-up honors with 58. Bangor finished third with 69 and Waterville's 82 rounded out the field. Click to read more.....
The battle for the team title this fall is sure to be a fight with several of the top teams from last fall returning key members of their squads. Brewer returns their entire top 7. Mt. Blue returns 6 girls from a 3rd place team a year ago. Never count out two time defending champ, Brunswick either. Will someone dethrone Brunswick? Who will be this year Silver Hunt? Who will have a breakthrough season? Stay tuned.