Youth compete in Hershey state meet

15 years ago

Mooers advances to national meet in Hershey, Pa.

    Houlton was well represented on July 7 at the state Hershey Track and Field Meet in Bangor. The Houlton Parks and Recreation team had 16 youth participating in the meet.
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ON YOUR MARK – Emily Mooers, third from left, of the Houlton Hershey Track and Field team gets ready to run the 100-meter dash during the Hershey Track and Field State Meet held in Bangor. Mooers finished second in the event.
    In the boys ages 9-10 years, Elijah Older was fourth in 100-meter dash with a time of 17.62.
    The girl’s 9-10 year old 4×100 relay team A, with members Kolleen Bouchard, Amelia Hanning, Jenna Carver and Rylee Warman, placed first with a time of 1:13.12. Bouchard was also second in the softball throw with a distance of 91 feet, six inches. and third in the 100-meter dash with a time of 18.11. Carver was sixth in the 200-meter dash in a time of 39.49. Hanning was fifth in the standing long jump with a distance of 5 feet, five inches.
    The boy’s 11-12 year old division had plenty of winners with Kyle Bouchard picking up a second in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1.14.21, along with a second in the softball throw, 156 feet, five inches. and Bouchard was part of Houlton team A, along with Cameron E. Clark, Cameron J. Clark and Isaiah Littleton, which was third in the 4×100 meter relay clocked at 1.06.43. Cameron E. Clark was also third in the standing long jump with a distance of 6-00.5.
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CHAMPS – The Houlton A 4×100 relay team placed first in the 9-10-year-old girl’s division of the Hershey Track and Field State Meet held in Bangor. Team members are, from left, Kolleen Bouchard, Rylee Warman, Amelia Hanning and Jennah Carver.

    In the girls 11-12 year old group, Emily Mooers was first in the standing long jump with a distance of 6 feet, 10 inches and will compete in the Hershey Track and Field National event on July 30-Aug. 2 in Hershey, Pa. She was also second in the 100-meter dash with a time of 15.42. Lily Hanning placed third in the 200-meter dash being clocked at 32.79 and fourth in the 100-meter dash, 15.61.
    The boy’s 13-14 year old 4×100 relay team consisting of Trevor Beaton, Elyjah Crockett, Phoenix Crockett and Isaac Cone was first with a time of 56.51. Beaton also took two more first-place finishes in the standing long jump, 7 feet, 8 inches and the 100-meter dash, 12.93. Elyjah Crockett was first in the softball throw with a distance of 203 feet, 5 inches. and third in the 100-meter dash, 13.60, while twin brother Phoenix was fourth in the standing long jump with a distance of 6-10. Cone was second to Crockett in the standing long jump with a distance of 7 feet, 4 inches and third in the 200-meter dash with a time of 30.18.
    Destiny Russell competed in the girls 13-14-year-old division and was third in the 200-meter dash with a time of 33.82 and fourth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 15.75.
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NUMBER ONE     – The Houlton A 4×100 relay team placed first in the 13-14-year-old division of the Hershey Track and Field State Meet held in Bangor. Team members are, from left, Phoenix Crockett, Trevor Beaton, Elyjah Crockett and Isaac Cone.