Middle school cross-country athletes start, finish on runBusline League fall sports
Waldoboro — The Busline League middle school cross-country regular season is off and running, with several meets being held thus far.
Two meets were held Thursday, Sept. 19, with one hosted by Medomak Middle School, and involved Islesboro Central School, Troy Howard Middle School of Belfast, Searsport District Middle School and Camden-Rockport Middle School.
The other was hosted by Appleton Village School and involved Oceanside, Lincolnville Central School, Great Salt Bay Community School and Boothbay Region Elementary School.
The following are brief recaps of each event:
At Waldoboro Sept. 19, the Camden-Rockport boys and girls each prevailed in its respective races, which saw 51 boys and 44 girls run for its respective schools.
Two CRMS runners won their respective races, with Augusta Stockman winning the girls race at 12 minutes 55 seconds; while Cooper Russell won the boys race at 12 minutes, 33 seconds.
Boys team scores were: Camden-Rockport 18, Troy Howard 50, Searsport 77 and Medomak 96. Islesboro did not have enough runners to score as a team.
Girls team scores were: Camden-Rockport 15, Medomak 52 and Troy Howard 64. Islesboro and Searsport did not have enough runners to score as a team.
The top 10 boys finishers were: Russell, 12:33; Simon Fedarko, 12:56; Brendan Moline, 13:05; Trevor Ilits, 13:26; Jack Poutasse, 13:33; Nate VonLonkhuysen, 13:47; Liam Haining, 13:52; Leo Kalajian, 13:53; Devin Fairbrother, 13:54; and David Poutasse, 13:55.
The top 10 girls finishers were: Stockman, 12:55; Audrey Bowman, 14:03; Alli Wells, 14:13; Miranda Dunton, 14:38; Maddie Holt, 14:46; Hope Bilulco, 14:47; Alaina Bissett, 14:49; Mary Brenna Catus, 14:59; Ella Tassoni, 15:26; and Acadia Calderwood, 15:32.
At Appleton Sept. 19, the Lincolnville boys and the Boothbay girls each prevailed in its respective races, which saw 49 boys and 24 girls run for its respective schools.
Two BRES runners won their respective races, with Faith Blethen winning the girls race at 15:37, while Kyle Ames won the boys race at 13:53.
The Lincolnville boys finished first, while Boothbay finished second; Great Salt Bay, third; and Oceanside, fourth. Appleton did not have enough runners to score as a team.
The Boothbay girls finished first, while Appleton finished second. The other three schools did not have enough runners to score as a team.
The top 10 boys finishers were: Ames, 13:53; Kyle Wood, 14:31; Blake Erhard, 14:41; Michael Kremin, 14:47; Sam Russ, 14:56; Hayden Thibault, 15:41; Alex Eason, 15:43; Rowan Kristan, 15:53; Declan Lowell, 16:03; and Dayton Dinsmore, 16:15.
The top 10 girls finishers were: Blethen, 15:37; Helen Hamblett, 17:23; Olivia Paolillo, 17:28; Claire Wyman, 18:22; Isabell Manahan, 18:29; Ellie Hilscher, 18:53; Lincoln Hamblett, 19:20; Rose O'Brien, 20:11; Alley Johnson, 20:28; Ella Yentsch, 20:57.