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Local runners compete at New Englands

Forecaster Country was well represented at Saturday’s New England cross country meet in Foster, Rhode Island. Falmouth’s boys’ team, the Class A state champion, came in 14th and had the best showing of any squad from Maine. Standout Jeremiah Sands had the seventh-fastest individual time and placed sixth for scoring purposes, finishing the 5-kilometer course in 15 minutes, 51.76 seconds. Also scoring for the Yachtsmen were John Auer (41st, 16:37.93), Conner Piers (93rd, 17:06.46), Ben Wyman (104th, 17:12.89) and Charlie Henning (147th, 17:35.43). Greely’s boys’ team, the Class B champion, placed 26th at New Englands. The Rangers were led by Luke Marsanskis (98th, 17:09.15). Max Stickney (107th, 17:13.86), Caleb Thurston (134th, 17:28.86), Ben Wilson (136th, 17:29.84) and Pat Lyden (184th, 18:02.26) also scored. Freeport’s Henry Jaques ran as an individual and had the 19th-best time (15:59.40). In the girls’ meet, Class B champion Greely was 12th and had the best result of a team from Maine. The Rangers were led by Katherine Leggat-Barr (sixth, 18:24.04) and Carolyn Todd (seventh, 18:29.58). Also scoring were Kate Curran (62nd, 20:00.46), Chloe Waldrep (104th, 20:39.40) and Chloe Smith (154th, 21:26.59). Yarmouth came in 18th. The Clippers were led by individual Class B champion Abigail Hamilton, who was fifth in 18:23.20. Also scoring were Anneka Murrin (14th, 18:44.12), Grace Cowles (85th, 20:23.81), Georgia Giese (148th, 21:20.28) and Sadie Cowles (162nd, 21:36.81). Falmouth finished 26th. The Yachtsmen were led by Class A individual champion Malaika Pasch, who placed eighth (18:29.87). Also scoring were Ally Schimelman (110th, 20:42.80), Mira Wyman (141st, 21:10.00), Antoinette Lambert (142nd, 21:10.17) and Hannah Berzinis (160th, 21:33.77).

Freeport coaching openings

Freeport High School is seeking a first team girls’ basketball coach for the upcoming season and Freeport Middle School needs a Nordic ski coach. FMI, 865-4706, ext. 228 or sickelsc@rsu5.org.

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