Boothbay/Wiscasset boys’ track finishes second at Cap City Classic
Only one boys’ track and field team performed better at the Capitol City Classic than Boothbay/Wiscasset May 19. The “Seawolves” placed second scoring 81 points with host Cony winning with 244.5 points and third-place Gardiner scoring 75. The girls team finished ninth scoring 12 points. Cony won the girls’ meet with 130.5 points.
The boys’ 4X400 team of Payton Blagdon, Aidric Canada, Austin Trask and Bryan Gagnon won – and broke Boothbay’s 23-year school record of 3:44.24. The new record is 3:44.03. Kayden Ames won the discus with a 138-foot, 7-inch throw.
The following boys finished in the top six in their events.
100M: Ryan Ahearn, Monmouth, 12.18, first; Adric Canada, Boothbay/Wiscasset, 12.43, third. 400M: James Cognata, Winthrop, 51.13, first; Payton Blagdon, Boothbay/Wiscasset, 54.7, second; Brian Gagnon, Boothbay/Wiscasset, 55.6, third; Austin Trask, Boothbay/Wiscasset, 57.68, sixth.
800M: Jackson Veilleux, Cony, 2:12.24, first; Ryan Clark, Boothbay/Wiscasset, 2:14.91, third; Dominick Dow, Boothbay/Wiscasset, 2:22.88, fifth; 110M hurdles: Travis Harding, Cony, 18.48, first; Alton King, Boothbay/Wiscasset, 19.29, third; Nate Benoit, Boothbay/Wiscasset, 20.17, fourth; 300M hurdles: Wyatt Evenson, Mt. View, 43.71, first; Alton King, Boothbay/Wiscasset, 47.35, fourth.
4X400M relay: Boothbay/Wiscasset, 3:44.02, first; Cony, 3: 49.94, second. Long jump: Conor Morin, Cony, 20-10.75, first; Alton King, Boothbay/Wiscasset, 17-04, fourth. Shot put: Jaden Geyer, Cony, 43-07.75, first; Kayden Ames, Boothbay/Wiscasset, 138-07, third; discus: Kayden Ames, Boothbay/Wiscasset, 138-07, first; Nathan Shedd, Cony, 111-04, second; 1,600M race walk: William Leach, Gardiner, 8:49.46, first; Ross Gaffney, Boothbay/Wiscasset, 10:25.91, sixth.
The following girls finished in the top six: 400M: Ari Bradeen, Mt. View, 1:06.54, first; Emily Gilliam, Boothbay/Wiscasset, 1:10.28, third; Abbie Clark, Boothbay/Wiscasset, 1:13.21, fifth.
The team’s next meet is Thursday, May 25 at the Mountain Valley Conference championships in Lisbon.