ELLSWORTH — Hancock County athletes were announced last week as selections to the All-Penobscot Valley Conference Small-School indoor track teams.
Ellsworth athletes highlighted a bulk of the boys’ first team with Tulas Weaver (55- and 200-meter dashes), Beck Deeny (long jump and triple jump), Henry Scheff (55-meter hurdles) and Logan Grass (shot put) earning first-team honors. The Eagles’ throwers’ relay team also claimed a first-team spot, as did Sumner’s Logan Carter (800-meter run).
Carter (1-mile run) and Scheff (high jump) also earned spots on the Small-School second team. They were joined by Ellsworth’s 4-by-200 relay team (Deeny, Weaver, Scheff and Colby Hamilton), Calvin Nelson (2-mile run) and Jack Sandone (55-meter hurdles) and George Stevens Academy’s Ian Renwick (long jump).
Bucksport’s Johanna Stiles (55- and 200-meter dashes), Addie Morrison (400-meter dash) and Helena Winslow (long jump) were named Small School girls’ first-teamers along with GSA’s Thea Crowley (2-mile run) and Grace Broughton (55-meter hurdles) and Ellsworth’s Rachel Barnes (shot put). Bucksport’s 4-by-200 relay team, GSA’s 4-by-800 relay team and Ellsworth’s throwers’ relay team were also chosen to the team.
Morrison (200-meter dash) and Crowley (1-mile run) were also chosen as Small-School second-teamers. Ellsworth’s Abby Mazgaj (800-meter run and triple jump) and Paige Sawyer (55-meter hurdles) claimed second-team sports of their own.
In other award news, Bucksport head coach Matt Morrison was named Small-School Girls’ Coach of the Year after leading the Golden Bucks to the conference title. Sumner’s Skye Howard was a recipient of the Anne Norton Sportsmanship Award.