EHS boys, GSA girls win at Washington Academy Invitational



ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth boys and George Stevens Academy girls headlined a dominant day for Hancock County runners with team wins at Friday’s meet at Washington Academy in East Machias.

On the boys’ side, Ellsworth accounted for nine of the top-20 runners. Matt Shea finished fourth with a time of 18 minutes, 57.87 seconds to lead the way, and Matt Frost (seventh), Mark Berry (ninth) and Nicholas Cormier (10th) joined him in the top 10.

Deer Isle-Stonington’s Brendan Penfold won the race with a time of 17:12.17. Sumner’s Luke Barnes finished fifth with a time of 19:02.55, and GSA’s Isaac Wardwell claimed 11th by finishing in 20:21.10.

GSA’s girls’ team celebrated the return of Mary Richardson, who missed the previous meet in Bucksport because of an injury. Richardson took second place behind teammate Eliza Broughton, whose time of 21:08.35 marked her third win this season.

Ellsworth’s Trinity Montigny claimed third on the girls’ side, finishing 13.25 seconds behind Richardson and nearly three minutes ahead of fourth-place teammate Emma McKechnie. For Sumner, Skye Howard finished 12th with a time of 27:13.38.

Below is a list of the top-20 finishers and all team scores for both the boys’ and girls’ events.

Boys’ individual

  1. Brendan Penfold, Deer Isle-Stonington, 17:12.17
  2. Matyas Nachtigall, Washington Academy, 17:44.11
  3. Addison Cote, Calais, 18:38.59
  4. Matt Shea, Ellsworth, 18:57.87
  5. Luke Barnes, Sumner, 19:02.55
  6. Holden Clapp, Searsport, 19:06.55
  7. Matt Frost, Ellsworth, 19:16.27
  8. Justice Bassett, Calais, 19:24.77
  9. Mark Berry, Ellsworth, 19:49.36
  10. Nicholas Cormier, Ellsworth, 19:56.95
  11. Isaac Wardwell, George Stevens Academy, 20:21.10
  12. Bryce Carter, Ellsworth, 20:33.07
  13. Max Mattson, GSA, 20:59.77
  14. Ian Renwick, GSA, 21:05.58
  15. Nyahm Wolf, GSA, 21:09.38
  16. Calvin Nelson, Ellsworth, 21:09.51
  17. Atticus Deeny, Ellsworth, 21:21.28
  18. Vianney Cambier, Ellsworth, 21:21.83
  19. Benton Bird, Ellsworth, 21:40.72
  20. Cody Pellerin, Calais, 21:46.25

Boys’ team scores

  1. Ellsworth, 37
  2. GSA, 70
  3. Calais, 78
  4. Washington Academy, 110
  5. Searsport, 124
  6. Bucksport, 146
  7. Sumner, 148

Girls’ individual

  1. Eliza Broughton, GSA, 21 minutes, 8.35 seconds
  2. Mary Richardson, GSA, 21:34.74
  3. Trinity Montigny, Ellsworth, 21:47.99
  4. Emma McKechnie, Ellsworth, 24:32.71
  5. Grace Broughton, GSA, 25:22.02
  6. Mazie Smallidge, GSA, 25:36.47
  7. Susanna Jakub, GSA, 25:52.28
  8. Elizabeth Bitar, Calais, 25:53.95
  9. Jenna Eldridge, GSA, 26:21.55
  10. Miriam Nelson, Ellsworth, 26:31.22
  11. Josie Czuj, GSA, 27:12.53
  12. Skye Howard, Sumner, 27:13.38
  13. Kristen Moseley, Ellsworth, 27:31.77
  14. Jordan Finley, Washington Academy, 30:24.01
  15. Sophia McVicar, Calais, 30:31.81
  16. Abby Mazgaj, Ellsworth, 30:34.51
  17. Chelsea Lounder, Ellsworth, 32:18.75
  18. Ariel Larrabee, DI-S, 34:05.60
  19. Emma Plummer, DI-S, 34:08.84
  20. Shaelea Perkins, Washington Academy, 34:33.93

Girls’ team scores

  1. GSA, 21
  2. Ellsworth, 39

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