BOSTON – Will Geoghegan of Brunswick beat Mark McCauley of Greely by less than a half-second to win the mile run at the New England indoor track and field championships Friday at the Reggie Lewis Center.

Geoghegan finished in 4 minutes, 14.94 seconds, just 0.49 seconds ahead of McCauley. They were the highest finishers among Maine individuals.

The Cheverus 3,200 relay team of Taylor Dundas, Jack Terwillinger, Tim Woods and Andrew Snyder took second in 8:02.33, just over a second behind Hamden (Conn.) High.

Liam Cassidy of Brunswick took third in the 2-mile with a time of 9:23.79, and Imadhi Zagon of Portland was third in the long jump at 22 feet, 2 inches.

Five other Maine boys were in the top 10: Patrick Ciez of Windham, fifth in the high jump; Faisal Abdillahi of Lewiston, sixth in the 1,000; Henry Sterling of North Yarmouth Academy, ninth in the 2-mile; John White of Cheverus, ninth in the shot put; and Brandon Sawyer of Brunswick, 10th in the long jump.

Randi London of Mt. Ararat was the top Maine girls’ finisher, fourth in the shot put at 38-63/4.

Seven other Maine athletes made the top 10: Caroline Summa of Cheverus, tied for fifth in the high jump; Katie DeShane of Old Town, tied for seventh in the high jump; Allina Verrillo of McAuley, eighth in the shot put; Hannah Werneth of Greely, ninth in the shot put; Melissa Carrier of Bonny Eagle, ninth in the 55; Hannah Wiley of Thornton Academy, 10th in the 600; and Michaela Swiatek of York, 10th in the 1,000.


— An incorrect version of this story was in the Saturday Press Herald.


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