SULLIVAN — The George Stevens Academy Eagle girls and the host Sumner Tiger boys took top honors in Friday’s annual Seacoast Invitational.
Top individual honors in the eight-school competition went to Faith Mackay of the Searsport Vikings and Scott Carpenter of the Calais Blue Devils.
In the girls’ race, Mackay finished in 19 minutes and seven seconds, holding off a strong challenge by Brandy Carle of Calais who toured the course in 19:19.
Placing third, and the top Hancock County runner, was Nelly Winship of the Bucksport Golden Bucks in 19:47 with her teammate, Avalon Langevin, finishing fourth with a time of 20:57.
GSA runners took seven of the next nine places. Nikki Bakanatt was fifth in 21:03, followed by Lakota Bowen, sixth in 21:14; Ramsay Williamson, seventh in 22:05; Lucy Jalub, 10th in 22:46; Ruby Treyball, 11th in 23:17; Mindy Carter, 12th in 23:19; and Tierney Hally, 13th in 23:41.
Also placing in the top 10 were Avery Sanborn of Bucksport, eighth in 22:08, and Mariana Murphy of Machias, ninth in 22:21.
In the boys’ race, Sumner’s Tigers finished with a score of 42, nipping Calais by just three points. GSA was third with 53 and Bucksport was fourth with 76.
Carpenter of the Blue Devils turned in a winning time of 16:24 with teammate Forrest Carle close behind in 16:26.
Third was Nick Beal of Machias in 16:43 and fourth was Merrill Johnson of Narraguagus in 16:49.
Sumner’s Kurt Hand led the strong Tiger contingent, placing fifth in 16:50.
He was followed by Taylor Lee, sixth in 16:57; Brandon Wade, eighth in 17:21; John San Diego, 17th in 18:53; and Brant Harden, 21st in 19:59.
Scoring runners for GSA were Gavin Rogers, ninth in 17:31; Quinn Mitchell, 10th in 17:58; Ian McMillan, 12th in 18:12; Jake Reiley, 18th in 19:27; and Josh Bowden, 20th in 19:42.
For Bucksport, Jason Swazey was seventh in 17:15, Kevin Green was 13th in 18:12, Alex Bourgon was 24th in 21:02, Sam Pitchford was 29th in 22:08 and Tyler Manduca was 30th in 22:13.