Lincoln Academy boys 4×800 relay team won their third straight KVAC championship on May 30. Team members are (from left) Riley Cushing, Angus Fake, Alex Organ, and Ian Stapp. (Paula Roberts photo)
Lincoln Academy’s boys 4×800 relay team won the KVAC championship on Saturday in a time of 8:47 with Ian Stapp, Angus Fake, Riley Cushing, and Alex Organ running a leg each.
The Eagles successfully defended their 2014 title, with only one runner returning, Organ. The win marks the third straight KVAC title in the event for the Eagles.
Lincoln and Medomak boys tied for eighth place with 27 points out of 15 teams at the KVAC championships held in Bath on Saturday. Belfast won with 150.5, followed by Waterville 80.5, Leavitt 71, MCI 53, Oceanside 51.5, Morse 38, Gardiner 31.5, Medomak 27, Lincoln 27, Camden 26, Mt. View 26, Spruce Mountain 24, Erskine 23, Winslow 11, and Maranacook 4.
The LA Eagles 4×400 team placed second in 3:47 with Jordan Metz, Cushing, Fake, and Organ. Organ placed second in the 800 in 2:04 and Cushing seventh in 2:16.
Medomak senior Gavin Felch placed second in the 110 high hurdles in 16.53. Kenneth Pruyne placed in two events, taking fifth in the 300 hurdles in 45.15 and seventh in the 110 high hurdles in 17.91.
Daniel Bubar took fifth in the 3200 in 11:12. Zidane McMurrin placed in two jumping events, placing fifth in the triple jump (38’1.5″) and sixth in the high jump (5’6″).
The Panthers placed fourth in the 4×100 relay in 47.18 with Cole Ashmore, Andrew Cronk, Felch, and Pruyne, and fifth in the 4×400 relay in 3:53 with Cronk, Trevor DeMaria, Felch, and Pruyne.
Lincoln Academy girls placed seventh and Medomak girls tied for ninth at the KVAC championships, held in Bath on Saturday.
Waterville won with 168.5 points, followed by Belfast 89.5, Maranacook 51, Winslow 45, Lincoln 39, Mt. View 34, Leavitt 27, Medomak 27, Morse 17, Erskine 15, Oceanside 12, Gardiner 6, and Spruce Mountain 6.
The Lady Eagles placed second in the 4×800 relay in 10:56 with Cate Organ, Allie Gorrill, Maggie Nevens, and Tahlia Mullen. They took third in the 4×400 relay in 4:34 with Lillian Bisset, Alysa Lewandowski, Mullen, and Lydia Harris; and seventh in the 4×100 relay in 55.14 with Lewandowski, Marta Berta, Juliana Lafrenaye, and Bisset.
Lydia Harris placed third in the 300 hurdles and Olivia Richmond sixth. Richmond took seventh in the triple jump (29’7.5″). Samantha Burke placed third in the shot put (29’11.5″). Mullen was fifth in the 400 in 1:03.63. Bisset placed fifth in the 100 hurdles in 17.62 and sixth in the 200 in 29.09. Allie Gorrill placed seventh in the 3200 in 13:14.
Medomak girls placed fourth in the 4×400 relay in 4:41 and fourth in the 4×100 in 54.29 with Lexi Genthner, Nichole Nicholls, Alaina Bissett, and Ashlee Wilson.
Bissett placed fourth in the 400 in 1:03.04. Nicholls took fourth in the high jump (4’10”) and Jill van der Schaff sixth (4’6″). Ashlee Wilson placed fifth in the long jump (13’11.75″) and sixth in the 100 hurdles in 17.72.