Orchard, Higgins win Capital City Classic track meet events

Wed, 05/22/2024 - 7:45am

Boothbay/Wiscasset won two individual Capital City Classic Track & Field events May 17 in Augusta. Maddie Orchard won the 800M run and Karen Higgins won the 3200M run. The team had 11 Top 6 finishes at the meet which included Mountain Valley and Kennebec Valley conference teams.

In the 100M dash, Rose Campbell finished second with a 13.89 second time. Olivia Rittall finished fifth with at 14.23. Erskine’s Sovie Rau won with a 13.55. In the 200M dash, Rau, of Erskine, won again with a 28.17 second time. Campbell finished second with 28.58. 

In the 400M dash, Campbell finished sixth with a one-minute, 6.24 mark. Mt. Blue’s Eliza Stinson won with 1:02.91. In the 800M run, Orchard won with a two-minute, 35.18 second time. 

In the 1600M, Higgins finished third with a five-minute, 46.45 second time. Winthrop’s Haley Williams won with 5:40.4. In the 3200, Higgins won with a 12-minute, 27.83 second time. In the 4X100M relay, the Boothbay/Wiscasset team of Abbie Clark, Tatum French, Bailey Lewis, and Emily Gilliam finished sixth with a 58.76 second time. Cony won with 55.18. In the 4X400 relay, Boothbay/Wiscasset’s team of Orchard, Clark, Gilliam, and Rittal finished third with a four minute, 41.4 second mark. Mt. Blue won with 4:30.5.

In the long jump, Lewis finished sixth with a 13-foot, one-inch leap. Winthrop’s Isabel Folsom won with a 15-05 mark. In the discus, Campbell finished fifth with a 78-foot, seven-inch throw. Mt. Blue’s Cassidy Hardy won with 102-11.

The Mountain Valley Conference Championship is their next meet in Lisbon on Thursday, May 23.