Marshwood fifth at SMAAs
SCARBOROUGH, Maine — Senior Leah Dodier won the high jump, clearing 5 feet, 3 inches, and the Marshwood girls track and field team placed fifth overall at the Southern Maine Activities Association championship meet.
The Hawks also got a win from their 4×100-meter relay team (51.6 seconds), which includes Riley Wilber, Natalie DuBois, Lydia St. Pierre and Naomi Lewis.
Dubois, a freshman, was also the runner-up in the 200 meters and took third in the 400 meters. She also anchored the 4×400 relay team to a third-place finish; that team also included Wilber, Dodier and Mallory Nadeau.
Wilber ran the opening leg on the 4×400 and also placed fifth in the pole vault, while Lewis added third place in the 100 meters. Other key performances for the Hawks came from Maddy Doyle in the 3,200 meters (fifth, 11:55.22); Mikaella Sansoucie (fourth, 8-0) and Erica Connors (fifth) in the pole vault; Colleen Tuano in the javelin (fifth); and the 4×800 relay team of Doyle, Piper Wilber, Marlee Gagnon and Jenn Marcus (fifth).
Hawks settle for ninth
SCARBOROUGH, Maine — The Marshwood boys took ninth out of 15 teams at the SMAA championships.
The Hawks were led by senior Jack Letellier, who took runner-up in the 1,600-meters and anchored two strong relay performances. He teamed with Henry Herbold, Biruk Moore and Eli Nixon to place second in the 4×800-meter relay; Marshwood’s 4×400-meter team of Letellier, Liam Morton, Garrett Robinson and Burt Dow took sixth place.
Herbold, a freshman, added fourth place in the 1,600 meters, while Moore, a sophomore, was fifth in the 800 meters.
The Hawks travel to Windham High School on Saturday for the Maine Class A state championships.