The boy Seahawks-Wolverines cross-country team reigned once again at the Mountain Valley Conference Championships Oct. 19. Star athlete Will Perkins came in first ahead of Lisbon High School’s Aidan Laviolette by over 20 seconds sealing his win as MVC Cross Country Runner of the Year. Coach Nick Scott won the MVC Coach of the Year award.
The Seahawks-Wolverines girls also performed well even only with six athletes. Glory Blethen was the first from her team to cross the finish line placing seventh in 23:17 and Emerson Harris was hot on her heels placing 10th in 23:51 and breaking her personal record by 50 seconds. The team took third overall.
Next are the Regional Championships on Oct. 26 at Twin Brook Recreation Area in Cumberland.
Boys results: Will Perkins, first, 17:27.50; Nathan Chatterton, seventh, 18:49; Graham Harris, 12th, 19:21; Ryan Russell, 14th, 19:33; Lucas Hardwick, 14th, 19:41; Gryffin Kristan, 18th, 19:47; Mason Erhard, 21st, 20:08; Nate Gilliam, 37th, 21:21; Brian Gagnon, 39th, 21:26; Quinn Ranta, 51st, 23:00; Ryan Amaral, 53rd, 23:16; Fox Elder, 62nd, 24:19; Ryan Clark, 66th, 24:38; Gavin Carlson, 69th, 24:57.40; and Nate Benoit, 81st, 29:16.
Girls results: Glory Blethen, seventh, 23:17; Emerson Harris, 10th, 23:51; Ava Schlosser, 16th, 25:06; Zada Smith, 26th, 26:33; Reese Hesseltine, 33rd, 28:00; and Delly Clarkson, 41st, 30:10.