The Boothbay Region High School Seahawks and Wiscasset High School Wolverines combined cross-country team competed at Medomak Valley High School’s Panther Pre-Season 2 Miler in Waldoboro Aug. 28. The runners faced MVHS, Lincoln Academy, Camden Hills Regional High School and Lewiston High School.
Seahawks Lucas Hardwick, Dominick Dow, Ryan Clark and Marlowe Recoing-Tallen took ninth, 15th, 20th, and 31st, respectively, in times of 12:06, 12:28, 12:53 and 13:33. Wolverines Henry Putnam and Bryan Gagnon took 29th and 33rd, respectively, in 13:31 and 13:52.
Putnam finished sixth out of 11 freshmen while Dow finished fourth out of 15 sophomores. Clark, Recoing-Tallen and Gagnon finished ninth, 12th and 13th, respectively, among juniors which were the largest grouping of athletes at 18 total. Hardwick was third of 12 seniors to cross the finish line behind Lincoln Academy’s Will Sherrill, 12:00 and sixth overall, and MVHS’s Connor Daigle, 10:10 and first overall.
Wolverines Julia Truesdell and Emily Gilliam placed 23rd and 32nd, respectively, in 16:18 and 17:17. They placed seventh and 11th among 18 other sophomores. Seahawk freshman Maddie Orchard placed 42nd in 17:55 and 14th in her class.