High school cross country

Searsport runners compete in jayvee races at Bucksport Invitational

By Staff | Sep 10, 2018

Bucksport — Searsport cross-country runners competed in the Bucksport Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 8, as all Vikings ran in the high school junior varsity races.

The boys varsity team scores were: George Stevens Academy of Blue Hill 17, Lee Academy 55 and Bucksport 64. The girls varsity team score was: George Stevens Academy 15.

The boys jayvee team scores were: George Stevens Academy 25 and Searsport 30. The girls jayvee team score was: Machias 15.

There were 31 boys and 10 girls in the varsity races, as well as 15 girls and 28 boys in the jayvee runs, including seven Vikings.

Jonesport-Beals' Evan Merchant finished first in the boys varsity race at 17:01.21 and Mattanawcook Academy's Lauren Morrison first in the girls varsity race at 22:11.38.

The individual boys jayvee results, with the winner also listed, were — 1, Clark Morrison, GSA, 19:07.29; 5, Steven Courtney, Sears, 21:28.51; 10, Ellis Braga, Sears, 23:38.95; 11, Thomas Bradley, Sears, 23:44.59; 15, Andrew Donald, Sears, 24:36.68; 20, Caleb Fairbrother, Sears, 27:48.24; and 26, William Bradley, Sears, 30:57.58.

The individual girls jayvee results, with the winner also listed, were — 1, Samantha Cox, Machias, 24:59.71; and 11, Emma Gaecklein, Sears, 29:42.55.

Courier Publications' sports staff can be reached by email at sports@villagesoup.com or by phone at 594-4401.

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