Ellsworth’s Matt Shea runs on the course during a cross-country meet Nov. 5 in Belfast. PHOTO BY TAYLOR BIGLER

GSA cross-country finishes strong at state championship meet



BELFAST — George Stevens Academy’s girls’ cross-country team won the Class C state championship for the first time when it finished first at Saturday’s state championship meet. On the boys’ side, GSA’s John Hassett led the pack with a time of 15 minutes, 56 seconds.

Below is a list of both the top-five individual finishers and team scores from the event.

Boys’ individual, Class B

  1. Luke Laverdiere, Yarmouth, 15 minutes, 49 seconds
  2. Henry Jaques, Freeport, 15:57
  3. Mitchell Libby, Wells, 16:44
  4. Nicholas Dall, Waterville, 16:47
  5. Caleb Love-Webb, Camden Hills, 16:50

Boys’ team scores, Class B

  1. Greely, 66
  2. Wells, 81
  3. Freeport, 100
  4. Yarmouth, 101
  5. Cape Elizabeth, 168

Boys’ individual, Class C

  1. John Hassett, George Stevens Academy, 15:56
  2. Jacob Hickey, Winthrop, 16:10
  3. Tucker Pierce, Maine Coast Waldorf, 16:45
  4. Ollie Dillon, GSA, 16:53
  5. Brandon Goud, Wiscasset, 16:55

Boys’ team scores, Class C

  1. Orono, 56
  2. Maine Coast Waldorf, 69
  3. Waynflete, 93
  4. Boothbay, 100
  5. GSA, 106

Girls’ individual, Class B

  1. Abigail Hamilton, Yarmouth, 18:05
  2. Tia Tardy, Mount Desert Island, 18:14
  3. Katherine Leggat-Barr, Greely, 18:14
  4. Carolyn Todd, Greely, 18:39
  5. Anneka Murrin, Yarmouth, 18:46

Girls’ team scores, Class B

  1. Greely, 71
  2. Yarmouth, 82
  3. York, 84
  4. Cape Elizabeth, 118
  5. MDI, 149

Girls’ individual, Class C

  1. Kassidy Dill, Orono, 19:29
  2. Eliza Broughton, GSA, 19:44
  3. Zeya Lorio, GSA, 19:53
  4. Olivia Skillings, Maine Coast Waldorf, 20:00
  5. Mary Richardson, GSA, 20:05

Girls’ team scores, Class C

  1. GSA, 52
  2. Orono, 61
  3. Dominic, 96
  4. Waynflete, 98
  5. Maine Coast Waldorf, 114

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