Mount Desert Island’s Olivia Johnson (left) and Olivia Watson and Ellsworth’s Caitlin MacPherson (foreground) compete in the 3,200-meter run during the Class B outdoor track championships June 1 in Brewer. Local athletes competed Saturday at championship meets at Brewer High School and at Mount Blue High School in Farmington. ELLSWORTH AMERICAN PHOTO BY MIKE MANDELL

Outdoor track season concludes with state championship meets



BREWER — The outdoor track season came to an end Saturday afternoon as Hancock County athletes competed at state championships in Brewer and Farmington.

At the Class B championship meet in Brewer, the Mount Desert Island boys placed third of 30 teams with 40 points. Gilbert Isaacs claimed an individual state championship for the Trojans with a distance of 55 feet, 9 1/2 inches in the shot put. Junior Zoe Olson placed second in the 800-meter run for the MDI girls, who took 13th overall.

For Ellsworth, Javon Williams took seventh in the 300-meter, ninth in the long jump and 10th in the 100-meter dash. The girls’ 4-by-100 relay team of Anna Brown, Maddie Nida, Paige Sawyer and Addi Laslie took seventh in the 24-team field with a time of 54.56 seconds.

Bucksport had a strong day at the Class C championships at Mount Blue High School in Farmington with multiple state champs crowned. Senior Carter Tolmasoff won the boys’ 100- and 200-meter dashes with respective times of 11.12 and 22.94 seconds, and Addie Morrison, Angelina Cotoni, Britney Bussey and Johanna Stiles combined to take first in the girls’ 4-by-100 relay with a time of 53.60 seconds.

George Stevens Academy’s LeeAnn Varnum won the girls’ shot put with a distance of 31 feet, 8 inches. Ian Renwick placed fifth in the long jump and eighth in the 200-meter dash for the GSA boys.

For the Sumner boys, Logan Carter placed 11th in the 1,600-meter run. Blue Howard placed 11th in the javelin throw for the girls.

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