BELFAST – The Scarborough boys and Cheverus girls cross country teams
captured the Class A state championships today at Troy Howard Middle

Other team titles were claimed by the Caribou boys and John Bapst girls
in Class B, and the North Yarmouth Academy boys and Merriconeag girls in
Class C.

The fastest 5K races of the day belonged to Madison’s Matt McClintock,
who won the Class C boys individual championship in 16:00.91, and
Kennebunk’s Abbey Leonardi, now the three-time girls Class A champion,
winning in 17:49.01, a second off the course record.

Leonardi finished ahead of a trio of Cheverus runners – Emily Durgin
(18:03.64), Fiona Hendry (18:34.86) and Shannon Conley (19:08.93).

Silas Eastman of Fryeburg remained undefeated this season with his Class
B title, winning in 16:02.44, ahead of second-place Tim Follo of
Falmouth (16:21.30).

Nick Morris of Scarborough sprinted at the end, taking the lead with 150
meters to go, winning the Class A boys race in 16:25.15. Mt. Ararat’s
Andy Reifman-Packett (16:28.85) finished second, followed by Gorham’s
Logan Marshall (16:40.56) and Cheverus’ Jack Terwilliger (16:45.70).

Dacie Manion of Old Town won the Class B girls race in 18:50.41.

Carsyn Koch of Washburn won in Class C (19:36.50). Defending champion
Martha Veroneau of Waynflete finished second (20:48.93).