Track and field athletes named to All-Conference, Senior All-Academic teams

Cameron Gordon runs the 400 meter dash

Cameron Gordon runs the 400 meter dash at the PVC championships in Dover-Foxcroft on May 29. Photo by John Richardson

Blue Hill—In a season that, at its start, George Stevens track and field coach Erich Reed had said featured the Eagles’ strongest team in recent  years, athletes brought home state titles in five events, with the boys and girls teams both finishing in the top three at the Penobscot Valley Conference and state championships.

Individual athletes were recognized last week by being named to the PVC All-Conference Outdoor Track and Senior All-Academic teams.

Junior Eliza Broughton was named to the girls first team in the 110- and 300- meter hurdles; senior Morgan Dauk in the javelin; and junior Ava Sealander in the long jump.

Junior Zeya Lorio was named to the second team in the 800-meter run; Mary Richardson in the 1600-meter run; and sophomore Ivy Manner-Wheelden in the high jump.

To the boys first team, senior John Hassett was named for the 1600- and 3200-meter runs; senior Erik Taylor-Lash in the 1600-meter race walk; junior Max Mattson in the high jump, and the 800-meter relay team of seniors Jeremiah Scheff, Trent Williamson and Cameron Gordon and sophomore Meredith Bradshaw Thomas.

Gordon was also named to the boys second team in the 200- and 400-meter dashes; Hassett in the 800 meter run; Alex Taylor-Lash in the 110-meter hurdles and pole vault; and Mattson in the triple jump.

Named to the Senior All Academic teams were Hanna Jordan, Morgan Dauk, Oliver Dillon, Alexander Taylor-Lash and Erik Taylor-Lash.

Deer Isle-Stonington junior Brendan Penfold, who trains with GSA but represents the Island high school, was named to the second All-Conference team in the 1600 meter run.

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