Maine State XC Girls Individual Champions 1978 - Present
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With September coming to a close in one more day it's time to look back at the first five weeks of the 2019 cross country season.
Class C Boys State XC Virtual Meet
Class C Girls State XC Virtual Meet
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 in week two we will take a look at the top 25 returners by event and by class, today's event the girls 1600m.
Four Champions repeated as Lisandro Berry-Gaviria, Sofie Matson, Olivia Reynolds, and Henry Spritz retained their cross-country titles. Lila Gaudrault of Cape Elizabeth, and Alfie Walker of Fryeburg are first-time Champions.
Maine Coast Waldorf broke Orono's strangle hold on the Class Title and claimed its first state championship in Boys Class C cross-country. Henry Spritz of Waynflete repeated as Class C individual champion.
Orono collected its second consecutive girl's title, and fifth in six years. to advance to New Englands. Maine Coast Waldorf's Olivia Reynolds claimed the individual championship.
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 C State Meet Preview
Deering senior Alec Troxell had the fastest time of the day with his winning Class A 16:51.53 effort, while Sofie Matson of Falmouth was the fastest female as she won Class A in 19:22.73
WMC XC Championship Preview
The 2nd annual Hoka Southern Maine XC Classic will take place at Naragansett School in Gorham on Saturday.
As part of our 2018 XC preview we will spotlight the top 15 returning runners on the "Watch list". Today's spotlight is on Olivia Reynolds (Maine Coast Waldorf)
Class C Girls XC State Meet Returners
Maine Track & Cross Country Coaches Association 2017 All-State Cross Country Team
MaineTrackXC selects the top freshman girls in the state for 2017
Orono boys cruise to the team Championship behind Jonathan Steelman's 4th place finish. Henry Spritz wins the Individual title in the final 200 meters.
In a nail biter, Orono snatches the State Championship from Maranacook by a single point. Olivia Reynolds of Maine Coast Waldorf School is the Individual Champion.
The 2017 Maine State XC Championship didn't disappoint as there were close team races, fast individual times, freshman champions, and surprises at Twin Brook on Saturday
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.
Athletes in Class A, B, C punched their tickets to next week's state championship on a beautiful day at Twin Brook.
Southern Maine Class C 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.
Lily Horne of Freeport & Mitch Libby of Wells ran to individual WMC titles in D1, while Freeport Boys take top team spot in D1, with Wells winning D2. On the girls side Cape Elizabeth won D1 title, with Maine Coast Waldorf tops in D2
The WMC Championships are set to go off Friday afternoon at St. Joseph's College in Standish. The Yorkgirls' won the Division 1 title last year, while Falmouth, who is no longer in the conference, took the boys' title. In Division 2, the St. Dominic girls' and Wells boys' were winners.
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.
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.
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Boothbay freshman Faith Blethen dominated the competition from the gun winning the Class C Southern Maine title in 20:20.23, her margin of victory was 27 seconds over Ella Brown of St Dominic's.
Check out our boys team rankings for EVERY classification.
George Stevens Academy placed third in the Class C state meet in 2014, they return as the favorite based on returning athletes 5k times from 2014
Orono High School fell 6 points short of a state title last fall, but return the early favorites in 2015 as the Red Riots on paper are 32 points better than predicted runner-up Boothbay based on 2014 5k times for returners.
Check out our State Championship Gallery of Champions
Class C boys and girls 2014 state meet recap
Each week, Julian Pelzer will post insightful facts about the upcoming WMC races
Ben Allen of Winthrop ran away from the boys field in the last mile to win the Western Maine Class C title, while Boothbay used it's depth to edge Merriconeag on a 6th runner tie-breaker after the teams tied through 5 runners with 51. On the girls side NYA senior Hannah Austin pulled away in the second mile in the girls race, Waynflete with 4 girls finishing in the top 8 cruised to the team title.
Each week, Julian Pelzer will post insightful information about the upcoming races in the WMC
Mitch Morris of Cape Elizabeth ran away from the field en route to a 15:41 3 mile, that time is 6th fastest in course history. Olivia Skillings of Merriconeag took the girls race as she took over in the last 1k of the race powering home to a 20:06. The Cape boys got their first win of the season, while the Cape girls edged Merriconeag on the strength of their 6th runner.
We are highlighting some of the top individuals during the 2014 XC season, check out our interview with Olivia Skillings of Merriconeag
Check out our Elite 10: Girls Team Rankings by Class based on 5k times this season
Vincent Chandler of Freeport and Olivia Skillings of Merriconeag both get their first wins of the Season. York boys dominate as the Girls edge out Merriconeag
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 Western Maine Class C Boys, see who is the favorite to win the Western Maine title this fall
The Merriconeag boys' team did fairly well last season- we were runners-up at the Western Maine Class C Regional, which is the most successful team finish in the school's (short) history. However, we do still have a very small team (only ten individuals, close to half the eligible boys in the entire school), and last year's state meet made clear how challenged we can be by the sudden onset of illness.
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 Class C Boys, see who is the favorite to win the state title this fall.
Now that the 2013 XC season is over let's take a look back at who will be back for the 2014 season. Before we start our indoor track event previews lets close out the XC season with a look into our crystal ball for the 2014 season. We'll look at the state meet results as well as top 25 returning times. Who will be the individual favorites, what teams will be at the top? Check it out
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.
Merrcioneag's Jack Pierce did the unthinkable he ran the fatest time of the day for boys after the course at Twin Brook had been chewed to shreds. The senior clocked 16:38 to hold off a challenge from Josef Holt Andrews of Telstar (16:46). On the girls side Sophia Thayer used a fast last mile to separate from NYA's Hannah Austin to win in 21:12. Check out the coverage and see who will be running next week in the state meet
The Maine Running Company XC Performance of the Week voting is complete for week #6. On the girls side Charlotte Pierce was selected as the winner, while the boys winner was Jack Pierce of Merriconeag Waldorf
In preparation for the 2012 XC season we will highlight the top 15 returners for both boys & girls. Check back as we will feature one boy & girl a day for the next 2 weeks. Today's feature: #4 returners
Let's take a look at the the top returning teams for Class C Girls XC in 2012.
Falmouth's Jamey Epstein 17:27 won a 4 team meet held at Royal River Park today in a light rain. On the girl's side Carolyn Joseph from St. Dom's held off a large pack of Falmouth runners to take the top spot in 22:21. The Falmouth Boys had a perfect score of 15 for the win, while the Falmouth girls took the top spot with a score of 20.