Local track teams compete at 3rd EMITL meet

Posted On Sep 20 2020 by

first_imgORONO — All five Hancock County indoor track teams headed to the University of Maine for the second consecutive weekend Saturday to compete in the season’s third Eastern Maine Indoor Track League meet.Like previous meets, this edition was divided into two sessions. Ellsworth, Bucksport and Sumner participated in the first, and Mount Desert Island and George Stevens Academy took part in the second.Ellsworth had an excellent day on the girls’ side with a third-place finish. Freshman Margo Kenyon finished first in the 800-meter run with a time of 2 minutes, 38.59 seconds, and the Eagles edged Bucksport, Mattanawcook Academy, Hermon, Sumner and Bangor Christian.In the boys’ meet, Ellsworth placed fourth, Bucksport took sixth and Sumner finished eighth. Matt Shea finished second in the 1-mile run with a time of 4:57.91.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textThe GSA and MDI girls’ teams placed fifth and sixth, respectively. GSA used a four-person team consisting of Grace Broughton, Susanna Jakub, Mary Brenna Catus and Eliza Broughton to win the 1,600-meter sprint medley.MDI’s boys’ team placed fourth behind Hampden Academy, Brewer and Old Town. The Trojans placed first in the 4-by-400-meter relay.The teams will return to UMaine in the coming days. MDI and GSA will compete at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, and Ellsworth (10 a.m.) and Bucksport and Sumner (2:30 p.m.) will compete the following day.last_img read more