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.
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The Maine Running Company Outdoor Track Performance of the Week voting is complete for week #6. On the girls side Bethanie Brown of Waterville was the winner, while Sanford's Dan Webb was selected on the boys side.
Sanford wins the school's track state title as they add to their lead in the boys meet, while Scarborough came from behind to upend Edward Little 84.5-80.
The Class A State Championship will be decided on Wednesday @ Bates College in Lewiston starting at 3pm.
Sanford never has won the Class A state track championship, but that could change Saturday. (via )
The Scarborough girls defended their home turf to win the SMAA girls title, while Sanford finished the meet out very strong to claim the boys title.
WINDHAM, Maine — Despite persistent rain, cool temperatures and wind, there were some sunny smiles Saturday at the Class A outdoor track and field state championship meet at Windham High School. Tiffany Gray of Bangor, Harlow Ladd of Messalonskee in Oakland and Teal Jackson of Brewer were among Eastern Maine’s ... (via )
The Manchester Invitational team entry list is now available, check out the teams from Maine that plan to compete this coming weekend 9/26. MaineTrackXC will have live on site coverage of the meet, stay tuned for more coverage. To see all teams entered click on headline.... Boys Teams Small Schools Race Greely #2 ranked Cape Elizabeth #4 ranked Ellsworth Large Schools Race Kennebunk Massabesic Marshwood Sanford Girls Teams Small Schools Race Ellsworth Greely Catherine McAuley Large Schools Race Kennebunk Massabesic Sanford
Freshman Emily Durgin turned in another record breaking performance on her home course at Bonny Eagle HS this afternoon, running 18:43 over the 5k course to win by 49 seconds over Vickie Hewey (Sanford). Durgin's run led her team to the 31-38 victory over Thornton Academy. On the boys side, there was a great two man duel for the win between Tim Belanger (BE) & Tom Letourneau (TA), Belanger pulled ahead once they hit the track for the last 200m to win by 8 seconds, in 17:22. Thornton Academy easily won the team competition, placing 5 guys in the top 10.
Freshman Abbey Leonardi (Kennebunk) broke the SMAA Relay record with a 8:45 over th 1.6 mile course, she took 2 seconds from the previous record held by Erica Jesseman (Scarborough) who is now a top runner at UNH. Nate Hathaway (Scarborough) took control of the boys race at 800m and never relented as he took the race with a 7:56 clocking. Scarborough Boys showed great depth as they took the team title, while the Scarborough girls pulled it out in the 5th race as Erin McElwain proved the difference.