Searsport distance athletes were back on the run on Friday, Sept. 14 in a George Stevens Academy-hosted meet at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds.

The course was 2.9 miles.

The girls team scores were: GSA 23, Washington Academy of East Machias 35 and Searsport no score.

The boys team scores were: Ellsworth 25, GSA 41, Washington Academy 79, Bucksport 101 and Searsport no score.

There were 54 boys and 22 girls, including five Viking runners, that competed the races.

The individual Viking girls results, with the winner also listed, were — 1, Caitlin MacPherson, Ells, 20:08.59; and 19, Emma Gaecklin, 27:21.49.

The individual Viking boys results, with the winner also listed, were — 1, Matyas Natchigal, WA, 16:15.95; 43, Ellis Braga, 23:31.79; 46, Thomas Bradley, 23:58.13; 47, Andrew Donald, 24:12.38; and 56, Caleb Fairbrother, 28:42.47.

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