Pony boys finish first at home meet

DOVER-FOXCROFT — The Foxcroft Academy boys finished in first place at a home Penobscot Valley Conference meet on May 9. The Ponies scored 103 points, the highest total among three schools picking up points at the competition.

Conner Donahue had a hand in three first-place performances. Donahue won the 100 meters with his time of 11.79 seconds and he earned first-place honors in the triple jump at a distance of 36 feet, 4 inches.. He anchored the top 4×100 relay team as Shane Birungi, Landon Smith, Eamon Vandermast, and Donahue combined for a time of 47.97 seconds.

Hunter McSorley came in first in two throwing events and he was second in the other. He had top discus and javelin throws at 110 feet and 143 feet respectively. McSorley was second in the shot put 42-02.50.

Joesph Knapp finished first in the 800 at 2:20.22 and he was second in the 400 at 56.36 seconds.

Jack Kinsbury earned top long jump honors with his distance of 18-07.50. He ran the first leg of the top 4×400 squad with Kingsbury, Hawken Hall, Terry Pham, and Jackson Smith winning in 3:57.94.

Smith placed second in three individual events, the high jump at 5-06, long jump at 18-02, and the 1,600 racewalk at 9:46.96.

Foxcroft had the top three racewalk times with Zachary Peirce winning in 9:23.14 and Kingsbury being third at 9:48.31.

Aiden Bryan finished first in the 300 hurdles with his time of 47.53 seconds.

In the girls meet, host Foxcroft Academy came in third among four teams with a score of 40 points.

Alexis Heretakis earned top honors in the 100 at 13.65 seconds and long jump at 14-07. She anchored the second-place 4×100 relay team as Hilary Howard, Paige Weidman, Ingrid Berling, and Heretakis combined for a time of 57.92 seconds.

Marion Deitz had the day’s top high jump at 4-08.

Nina Huber was the 800 runner-up in 3:00.70 and Howard came in second in the 1,600 racewalk at 13:21.81.

The Greenville High School girls were fourth with five points in Dover-Foxcroft

Justyce Hart came in fourth in the 400 at 1:24.07 and she was fourth in the shot put with her throw of 20-07.

Cara Berthiaume was fifth in the discus at 42-08.25.

Full meet results are available at

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