GSA indoor track teams post third-place efforts Hassett wins 800 meter, two mile run

John Hassett takes first in distance events. Photo by John Richardson

John Hassett takes first in distance events. Photo by John Richardson

With three meets left until the Eastern Maine Indoor Track League Championships, the George Stevens Academy boys and girls teams both placed third at an eight-school meet.

Mary Brenna Catus placed first in the 400 meter dash, as did Mary Richardson in the one mile run, Zeya Lorio in the 800 meter run and Eliza Broughton in the two mile run. Lorio, Broughton, Catus and Tess Williamson also won the 4×800 meter relay by over 30 seconds.

Girls 200 start

The Eagle girls start the 200 meter event. Photo by John Richardson

The boys echoed the relay victory with a team of Cameron Gordon, Erik Taylor-Lash, Ollie Dillon and Alex Taylor-Lash, while John Hassett took first in the 800 meter and two mile run.

Brewer won the boys meet with 128 points, with Old Town second, with 92 points. The George Stevens boys scored 74. Old Town won the girls meet with 145 points, with Brewer second with 132, and the GSA girls scored 72.

The team competes at the indoor track at the University of Maine Orono each Saturday, with the state championships on February 18 at Bates College.

Libby Weed competes at the EMITL meet in Orono. Photo by John Richardson

Libby Weed competes at the EMITL meet in Orono. Photo by John Richardson

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