Adam Bendetson, Scarborough elderly: Bendetson positioned 3rd in Course A in a time (16 mins, 44 secs) that was faster than any type of in Course B or C. He likewise positioned 3rd in the South local. At the New England champions in Rhode Island, he was the 7th Maine finisher, 70th total. In September, he ran a season-best 15:44 at the Southern Maine Standard in Gorham.
Nathan Blades, Rose city junior: After winning the Course A South local, Blades positioned 5th at the state fulfill. He was runner-up at the Celebration of Champions, and also in September ran a season-best 15:39 at the Southern Maine Standard. At the New England champions, he gained all-New England honors by positioning 25th in 16:29 to lead all Maine finishers.
Charlie Collins, Hampden Academy elderly: Collins won the Course A champion in 16:29, tops amongst any type of course. He likewise led the Broncos to a 2nd straight group title. He ran 15:38 to win the Celebration of Champions in very early October. At the New England fulfill, he was Maine’s 3rd finisher and also 50th total.
Will Certainly Hileman, Bucksport junior: A week after winning the North Maine title, Hileman ran away with the Course C state champion. His time of 16:45 was fourth-fastest on the day. He likewise positioned 4th in the Celebration of Champions and also was Maine’s 2nd finisher at New Englands, 31st total.
Henry Horne, Freeport elderly: After winning the Southern Maine local, Horne pursued a training course document at the state fulfill yet end up 4th in Course B. Still, he led the Falcons to a 2nd straight state title. In September, he ran a season-best 15:26 in the Southern Maine Standard. He was Maine’s 4th finisher at New Englands, 52nd total.
Maddox Jordan, Noble junior: Jordan was runner-up in Course A with a time of 16:38, second-fastest at the state fulfill no matter course. He was Maine’s 5th finisher at the New England fulfill in Rhode Island, 58th total. He ran a season-best 15:58 at the Southern Maine Standard in Gorham.
Xavier Lemieux, Bonny Eagle junior: Lemieux positioned 4th in the Course A state fulfill in a time of 16:58, turning into one of 8 joggers no matter course to damage 17 mins at Double Creek. He was the 6th Maine finisher at New Englands, 59th total.
Carter Libby, Gray-New Gloucester junior: After positioning 3rd at the South local, Libby recoiled by winning the Course B state fulfill in 16:50 (regardless of a tumble in the last turn). He was the nine Maine finisher at New Englands, 101st total. In September, he ran a season-best 16:21 in Gorham.
Logan Ouellette, Leavitt elderly: Ouellette positioned 3rd in Course B a week after his runner-up efficiency in the South local. He was the 8th Maine finisher at the New England fulfill in Rhode Island, 90th total. He ran a season-best 16:10 at Belfast’s Celebration of Champions, positioning 5th.
Sam York, Mt. Desert Island elderly: A week after winning the Course B North champion in Belfast, York was the state runner-up at Double Creek in Cumberland, in 16:51. At the New England fulfill, he positioned 138th total. He ran a season-best 16:11 at the Celebration of Champions, positioning 6th.
INSTRUCTOR OF THE YEAR
Matt Greear, Freeport: In his initial period as head instructor after 8 years as an aide to the since-retired Brian Berkemeyer, Greear led the Falcons to a 2nd successive Course B state title. 4 of the leading 7 joggers were not in the program a year earlier, so Greear and also brand-new aide John Rogers encountered a tough change. A number of racking up joggers from last autumn quit of the leading 7 yet stayed important factors. “Despite the fact that they can see their function was reduced, they were still striving, they had that buy-in,” Greear claimed. “State champs aren’t simply the 7 that run, it’s making it through the exercises and also being responsible and also making certain everyone’s doing what they’re expected to do.”