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Houlton/GHCA track squad fares well in first outing

HAMPDEN, Maine — The combined Houlton-Greater Houlton Christian Academy track squad logged impressive outings in the team’s first meet of the season Friday, April 23, at Hampden Academy.

The girls squad placed third out of six teams, while the boys were fifth.

“Our team had a very successful first outing of the season at Hampden Academy this afternoon,” coach Chris Rines said. “A lot of kids placed very well, and a couple even took top honors in a few individual events.”

The girls team scores were: 1, Hampden Academy, 172 points; 2, John Bapst, 147; 3, Houlton-GHCA, 115; 4, Hermon, 31; 5, Searsport, seven; and 6, Bangor Christian, four.

The boys team scores were: 1, Hampden Academy, 186; 2, Hermon, 118.5; 3, John Bapst, 92; 4, Bangor Christian, 33.5; 5, Houlton, 28; and 6, Searsport, 14.

Individual results for the Shire girls were: 

100 meter — 2, Sam Johnson, 14.17 seconds.

200 — 3, Johnson, 29.78; 5, Ariana Ardell, 30.14; 7, Elena Ardell, 30.44; 10, Emma Ardell, 30.93; 11, Isabella Ardell,31.78; and 16, Aliya Sabattis-Webber, 36.87.

400 —  3, Elena Ardell, 1:12.18; 5, Isabella Ardell, 1:14.89; and 6, Kaitlyn Kenney, 1:24.80.

800 —  9, Kenney, 4:20.17.  

1,600 — 4, Emmalyne Drake, 6:27.68.

3200 — 2, Drake, 14:16.16.

100 Hurdles — 2, Emma Ardell, 18.37; 3, Elena Ardell, 20.88; 6, Leanne Ross, 22.48; and 7, Hope Royal, 23.33.

300 Hurdles — 1 Emma Ardell, 55.32; and 2, Leanne Ross, 1:04.16.

4×100 relay — 2, Houlton (Kenney, Royal, Sabattis-Webber, Ross), 1:04.62.

4×400 relay — 1, Houlton (Isabella Ardell, Elena Ardell, Johnson, Emma Ardell), 4:45.49.

High Jump —  3, Ariana Ardell, 4-feet; 6, Ross, 3-feet, 10-inches; 7 (tie) Johnson, Isabella Ardell and Royal, 3-8; and 10, Drake, 3-4.

Triple Jump — 3, Ariana Ardell, 11-6.25.

Shot Put — 4, Sabattis-Webber, 17-3.5.

Discus — 8, Royal, 45-0.  

Javelin — 1, Kenney, 63–2.

The individual Shire boys results were:

100 — 7, Daniel Ross, 12.93; 9, Jeremy Stone, 13.19; and 16, Jeremiah Bourgoin, 13.90. 

200 — 5, Ross, 26.93.

400 — 3, Ross, 58.94.  

1,600 — 5, Stone, 5:26.74.   

3,200 — 2, Stone, 11:58.00.

High Jump — 10, Bourgoin,4-8. 

Long Jump — 10, Bourgoin, 14-5.5.  

Triple Jump – 1, Bourgoin, 30-3.50.

HAMPDEN, Maine —  April 23, 2021 — Aliya Sabattis-Webber tosses the shotput during an April 23 track meet at Hampden Academy. (Photo courtesy of Chris Rines)

HAMPDEN, Maine —  April 23, 2021 — Daniel Ross of Houlton rounds a corner in the 200-meter dash during an April 23 track meet at Hampden Academy. (Photo courtesy of Chris Rines)

HAMPDEN, Maine —  April 23, 2021 — Katilyn Kenney of Houlton tosses the javelin during an April 23 track meet at Hampden Academy. (Photo courtesy of Chris Rines)

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