As they usually do, Belfast qualified a boatload of talented student-athletes to the state Class B indoor track championships and a handful came mighty close to nailing down titles — and one, in fact, did, twice — on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 16 at Bates College.

Jack Hansen soared to titles in the long jump and pole vault.

Additionally, Lia Frazie finished second in the high jump and Junne Robertson-McIntire second in the 55 meters.

The Lions also enjoyed other top-five finishers.

See photos below.

The girls team scores were: Brewer 71, York 63, Greely of Cumberland 60, Cape Elizabeth 28, Penquis Valley of Milo 28, Mount Desert Island 24, Belfast 24, Orono 21, Waterville 21, Freeport 18, Old Town 17, Winslow 15, John Bapst of Bangor 14, Wells 13, Gray-New Gloucester 11, Lawrence of Fairfield 11, Bucksport 10, Yarmouth 8, Traip Academy of Kittery 6, Ellsworth 5, Fryeburg Academy 4, Hermon 2, Lake Region 1, Medomak Valley 1.

The boys team scores were: York 77.5, Hermon 57, Greely 49.5, Belfast 41.5, Old Town 35, Brewer 30, Bucksport 24, Lincoln Academy 19, Ellsworth 15, Waterville 14, Yarmouth 13, Erskine Academy of South China 13, Traip Academy 12, Lawrence 11, Mount Desert Island 10, Orono 10, Central of East Corinth 8, Boothbay Region 6, Morse of Bath 6, Leavitt of Turner 4, Cape Elizabeth 4, George Stevens Academy of Blue Hill 3,  Nokomis of Newport 3, Lisbon of Lisbon Falls/Saint Dominic of Auburn 3, John Bapst 2.5, Wells 2, Freeport 2, Bangor 1, Gray-New Gloucester 1 and Winslow 1.

Hansen also qualified for the 32nd New England championships on Saturday, March 2 at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center of Roxbury Community College in Massachusetts. Other Lions also may have qualified.

According to the Maine Principals' Association website, athletes will be selected based on the results of the state competition. The champion in each event for Class A and B and the next four best finishers will represent the state. Maine will be allowed to have six athletes and relay teams in each event. Pole vault and triple jump are not events at the New Englands and the 300-, 600- and 1,000-meter races replace Maine's 200, 400 and 800 races.

The Belfast girls individual and relay results were:

4×800-meter relay — 6, Belfast (Lindsay Bruns, Summer Deans, Mallory Tibbetts, Hannah Sanderson), 11:11.93.

55-meter hurdles — (prelims) 8, Lia Frazie, Bel, 9.57.

55 meters — (finals) 2, Junne Robertson-McIntire, Bel, 7.71. (prelims) 2, Junne Robertson-McIntire, Bel, 7.58.

Mile — 11, Hannah Sanderson, Bel, 6:06.50.

400 meters — 14, Lindsay Bruns, Bel, 1:07.87.

200 meters — 3, Junne Robertson-McIntire, Bel, 27.79.

4×200-meter relay — 11, Belfast (Audrey Lagerbom, Lindsay Bruns, Mackenzie Banks, Mallory Tibbetts), 2:00.15.

Shot put — 21, Katie Ritchie, Bel, 26-11.5

Long jump — 13, Lillie Mitchell, Bel, 13-8.

Triple jump — 6, Lillie Mitchell, Bel, 33-4.5.

High jump — 2, Lia Frazie, Bel, 5-0.

Pole vault — 5, Lia Frazie, Bel, 9-0; and 18, Lillie Mitchell, Bel, 7-0.

The Belfast boys individual and relay results were:

4×800-meter relay — 10, Belfast (Zachary Armstrong, Miles Cannon, Eli Jolliffe, Eamon Goscinski), 9:27.92.

55-meter hurdles — (finals) 3, Jack Hansen, Bel, 8.09. (prelims) 2, Jack Hansen, Bel, 8.17.

55 meters — (finals) 4, Cole Martin, Bel, 6.91. (prelims) 5, Cole Martin, Bel, 6.95; and 9, Donovin Armstrong, Bel, 7.12.

200 meters — 13, Donovin Armstrong, Bel, 25.10.

4×200-meter relay — 7, Belfast (Donovin Armstrong, Cole Martin, Drew Robson, Jon Duso), 1:40.92.

Long jump — 1, Jack Hansen, Bel, 21-8.5; 6, Jon Duso, Bel, 20-3.5; and 19, Cole Martin, Bel, 12-8.5.

Triple jump — 3, Jon Duso, Bel, 41-11.

High jump —  5, Max Lewis, Bel, 5-10.

Pole vault — 1, Jack Hansen, Bel, 13-0; and 8, Drew Robson, Bel, 10-6.

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