The Boothbay-Wiscasset cross country team traveled to Belfast Oct. 2 for the annual Festival of Champions. The boys faced over 650 athletes from nearly 80 schools. The girls faced over 530 from over 70 schools.
Lucas Hardwick placed 161st in 19:02; Gryffin Kristan, 197th, 19:22; Ryan Clark, 243rd, 19:42; Bryan Gagnon, 320th, 20:31; Marlowe Recoing-Tallen, 331st, 20:39; Henry Putnam, 335th, 20:42; and Austin Trask, 375th, 21:14.
Ava Schlosser placed 191st in 23:28; Laura Chapman, 233rd, 24:03; Julia Truesdell, 282nd, 24:51; Emily Gilliam, 326th, 25:43; Maddie Orchard, 329th, 25:49; Emerson Harris, 337th, 25:57; and Emma Markowitz, 410th, 27:55.
The teams will compete next at Lisbon High School Oct. 8.