MDI Tracksters Tear it up

first_imgBAR HARBOR — Hosting the first outdoor track meet of the season, Mount Desert Island High School Trojan tracksters had some stellar performances early in the season. Pushing the limit, Katie Smith, left, and CeCelia Palow, right, run neck and neck for Mount Desert Island High School in the 1600-meter run at MDI on Saturday, April 25.— JEFF WALLSBoth the boys’ and the girls’ teams surpassed head coach Ian Braun’s expectations – in individual events and as a team as well. The boys’ team took second place overall and the girls got third.Nat Hinckley set the top jumps of the season for the Penobscot Valley Conference (PVC) in the triple jump and long jump. Both were personal bests by a significant margin.Dan Hales had a personal best in the shot put.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textMost of the girls that are generally in the upper register of finishers were not at this meet. Coach Braun said Amanda McLeod was one of the highlights of the meet “As a sophomore, she was a basketball player indoors and I think was hurt a lot of the season but is feeling healthy,” said Coach Braun. “She had a good hurdle time. She high-jumped to second place with a personal best of 4 feet, 6 inches. She was on both the 4×400 and 4×100 relays that finished second.”One race that blindsided even Coach Braun was the 4×800 relay, in which the “B” team consisting of Caitie Smith, Kailyn Russell, Morgan Smith, Chelsey Curran, which was running exhibition, came from behind to cross not only ahead of the MDI “A” team but in second place overall.Girls’ team rankings1) Brewer High School 228; 2) Caribou High school 154; 3) Mount Desert Island High 69; 4) Mattanawcook Academy 61; 5-tie) Central High School 22; 5-tie) Calvary Chapel 22; 7) Hermon High School 16; 8) Calais High School 6 Latest posts by admin (see all) admin Boys’ team rankings 1) Brewer High School 175; 2) Mount Desert Island High 141; 3) Caribou High School 130; 4) Central High School 74; 5) Hermon High School 22; 6) Calais High School 20; 7) Mattanawcook Academy 15 For more sports stories, pick up a copy of the Mount Desert Islander. Latest Posts State budget vs. job creation – January 22, 2015 Hancock County Court News Nov. 3 thorugh Dec. 11 – January 22, 2015 House fire in Winter Harbor – October 27, 2014 Biolast_img

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