Boothbay-Wiscasset track wraps up regular season
The Boothbay-Wiscasset indoor track team wrapped up its sixth and final regular-season meet Feb. 2 at the University of Southern Maine in Gorham. The team is now preparing for the Class B Championships, scheduled for Feb. 19 at Bates college.
Coach Nick Scott said the athletes showed strong performances Friday and set eight personal records. Karen Higgins won the one-mile run, automatically qualified for the championships and set a new team record, Scott said. Rose Campbell won the junior division 200-meter dash.
Full results are as follows:
For the girls: Campbell and Higgins took fourth and eighth place in junior division shotput with 20-1 and 13-10.75; Campbell took second place in the junior division 55m dash in 8.14; Higgins won the one-mile run in 5:56.98; Abbie Clark took seventh place in the senior division 400m dash in 1:13.06; Higgins took 13th in the 800m run in 2:56.42; and Rose Campbell won the junior division 200m dash in 29.43;
For the boys: Neal Baldwin and Chase Mansfield took 14th and 15th place in the senior division shotput with 24-4.75 and 23-7.75; Ross Gaffney took 24th place in the junior division 55m dash in 8.66; Austin Trask, Alton King, Finn Gaffney, Mansfield and Baldwin took eighth, 14th, 22nd, 25th and 26th in the senior division 55m dash in 7.28, 7.42, 7.87, 8.64 and 9.37; AJ Crocker took seventh place in the one-mile run in 5:21.48; Ronan Drage and Jacob Charlton took 13th and 14th place in the 800m run in 3:13.92 and 3:20.98; Ross Gaffney took 25th place in the junior division 200m dash in 31.83; Trask, Mansfield and Baldwin took 10th, 15th and 16th in the senior division 200m dash in 26.46, 33.24 and 35.21; Crocker and Cleyton Splaine took fourth and seventh in the two-mile run with 11:15.23 and 12:07.50; and King and Trask took fifth and sixth in the long jump with 17-7.5 and 17-4.25.
The Boothbay girls took third out of eight in the junior division. In the boys open division, Boothbay took eighth and the Wiscasset boys took ninth of nine. Boothbay took fifth out of eight in the girls open division.