Wolverines tracksters compete at Lisbon

Posted:  Friday, May 19, 2017 - 7:30am

Wiscasset Middle High School’s track teams got a feel for what the Mountain Valley Conference championship meet is all about participating in a nine-high school meet Lisbon hosted May 16. The Wolverines boys’ team finished tied with Boothbay Region for third while the Wolverine girls placed fourth overall.

Individual event winners included Wiscasset’s Ayanna Stover, who captured the 100-meter hurdles in 17.96. Stover inched ahead of Monmouth Academy’s Emily Grandahl, beating her by a tenth of a second. Lisbon’s Chase Collier was third at 18 seconds flat. Stover also won the triple jump leaping 31 feet. Wolverine Grace Webber won the 100-meter dash with a time of 13.50; Mt. Abram’s Alice Cockerham was second in 13.84 and Reagan Cola third, in 14.43.

WMHS won two relay races. The 4x100 team of Gabby Chapman, Vanessa Dunn, Webber and Stover posted a winning time of 54.50. Mt. Abram’s team was second, 56.53. The Wolverine 4x400 relay team of Chapman, Keara Hunter, Dunn and Webber nosed out Cony High School in a winning time of 4:41.36.

In the long jump, Webber was second, 14-8 and Chapman’s 14-5 landed her in third. Boothbay’s Loren Genrich won the event leaping 15 feet. Stover placed third in the 300-meter hurdles, 55.59. Chapman was third in the 400-meter dash, 1:07.23.Hunter finished sixth in the 100-meter hurdles, 20.18; Lily Souza seventh in the triple jump, 20-1; and Dunn ninth in the 100, 15.20. 

Boys results

WMHS’s Brandon Goud won the 3200-meter race, posting his best time of the season, 10:35.32. He placed second in the 1600-meter race, 4:48.25. Wolverine Matt Chapman won the 110-meter hurdles, 17.84 and placed second in the 300-meter hurdles, 43.71. Max Sampson was second in the long jump, 19-6 and second in the triple jump 40-9.

The Wolverine 4x800 relay team of Caleb Gabriele, Aidan Carlson, Sam Strozier and Goud placed third, 9:36.5. The 4x100 relay team of Chapman, Sampson, Strozier and Chris Loyola was third as well, in 48.31.

Conlon Ranta placed fourth in two events — the javelin, 125-0 and shot put, 34-8. Gage Varian finished ninth in he 1600-meter race in 5:28.01 and Gabriele, ninth in the 800, 2:27.70; Ethan James ninth in the shot put, 33-07; Cedrick Loyolatenth in the long jump, 16-8 and tied for tenth in the high jump, 5-2.

Monmouth won the girls meet with 171.5 points and Cony won the boys meet, 195.5. The Wolverine girls finished with 79 team points, the boys had 78.5. Carrabec, Richmond and Madison also participated.