DOVER-FOXCROFT — Vince Tymoczko of the Bucksport Golden Bucks, who won two Penobscot Valley Conference titles outright and shared in a third, was named outstanding performer of the boys’ PVC small schools outdoor track and field championships on Saturday at Foxcroft Academy.
The Orono Red Riot boys and the John Bapst Crusader girls claimed the team championships, but Bucksport and George Stevens Academy athletes brought home their share of hardware.
In the boys’ meet, Tymoczko raced his way to victory with times of 50.44 seconds in the 400-meter dash and 23.60 seconds in the 200-meter dash.
He was runner-up — by a mere thousandth of a second — to Schenck’s Jared Waite in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.59 seconds.
And Tymoczko combined with Jonathan Grindle, Bobby Alvarado and Hanes Thibadeau to give Bucksport the title in the four-by-400-meter relay with a winning time of 3:39.52.
Ben Plohr was a double champion for the GSA Eagles, winning the 110-meter hurdles in 17.01 seconds and the 300-meter hurdles in 42.17 seconds.
Others winning titles for GSA were Pierre Dillon with a time of 2:03.31 in the 800-meter dash and River Plouffe Vogel with a time of 11:03.00 in the 3,200-meter run.
In the team scoring, it was Orono with 106 points, followed by John Bapst 81, Bucksport 79, GSA 66, Dexter 58, Central 46, Mattanawcook 40, Schenck 28, Foxcroft 24, Fort Kent 15, Penquis 12, Piscataquis 11, Sumner 7, Bangor Christian 7, and Stearns, Searsport and Washington Academy with no scores.
In the girls’ meet, Mary Bridges brought home a championship for GSA, winning the 100-meter dash in 13.55 seconds.
Girls’ team scores were John Bapst 196, followed by Orono 108, Central 57.5, Fort Kent 31, GSA 28.5, Foxcroft 28, Bucksport 27, Mattanawcook 24, Searsport 19, Washington Academy 18, Bangor Christian 12, Piscataquis 10, Dexter 9, Penquis 8, Stearns 6 and Schenck and Sumner with no scores.