ORONO — Derek Hawes, Aleta Looker, Brianne Dunn and the foursome of Looker, Dunn, Hayley White and Jamie Ford, all of the Ellsworth Eagles, and Chelsey Curran of the Mount Desert Island Trojans captured first places Friday in the season’s first outdoor track meet at Orono High School.
In a field of nine teams, the MDI Trojans (76) were a distant second behind the Caribou Vikings (271) and Ellsworth (43) was sixth in the girls’ competition.
In the boys’ meet, Caribou (211) also was an overwhelming winner with MDI (53) placing fourth and Ellsworth (50) close behind in fifth.
Ellsworth’s foursome of Looker, Dunn, White and Ford ran away with the four-by-800-meter relay, finishing in 1:46.51 and besting runner-up Caribou by nearly half a minute.
Looker took top honors in the 800-meter run in 2:30.86 and Dunn won the 3,200-meter run in 12:10.86.
Others who scored for the Eagle girls were Lauren Barkhouse, who placed third in the pole vault with a height of 8 feet, and third in the 400-meter dash in 1:08.83, and Mallory Nightingale, who was sixth in the 1,600-meter run in 6:30.36.
Curran won the pole vault for the Trojans, clearing 8 feet, 6 inches, and placed fourth in the 200-meter dash in 30.86 seconds.
Also scoring for the Trojans:
Rebecca O’Donnell was second in the shot put with a throw of 27 feet, 3.5 inches, and fifth in the discus, with a throw of 59 feet, 6 inches.
Emily Lewis was second in the 200-meter dash in 30.41 seconds and third in the 100-meter dash in 14.64 seconds.
In the 800-meter run, Olivia Erickson was third in 2:36.16 and Nora Hubbell was fifth in 2:38.23.
Isobel Erickson was fourth in the high jump, clearing 4 feet, 6 inches, and in the pole vault, Caitie Smith placed fourth and Kailyn Russell fifth as each cleared 7 feet.
Also for the Trojans, the foursome of Rachael McMinimy, Isobel Erickson, Russell and Smith placed third in the four-by-800-meter relay in 11:17.96.
Curran, Russell, Meghan Catanese and Lewis combined for second in the four-by-100-meter relay in 56.55 seconds, and Russell, Hubbell, Dominique Hessert and Smith were third in the four-by-400-meter relay in 4:52.57.
In the boys’ meet, Hawes won the 3,200-meter run for the Eagles with a time of 11:01.70, edging Caribou’s D.J. Flynn by just six-hundredths of a second.
Also for the Eagles:
Jake Jordan was second in the long jump, clearing 17 feet, 3.5 inches, fourth in the 200-meter dash in 25.13 seconds and fifth in the 100-meter dash in 12.64.
In the high jump, Logan Leathers was second at 5 feet, 6 inches, Matthew Fendl was fifth at 5 feet, 2 inches, and Tyler Getchell was sixth at 5 feet.
Getchell also placed fourth in the 110-meter hurdles in 22.13 seconds.
Dakota Holmes was fifth in the 800-meter run in 2:18.89.
Daniel Cox was sixth in the discus with a throw of 84 feet, 5 inches.
Holmes and Hawes also combined with Neal Anderson and Maks Grover for second in the four-by-800-meter relay in 9:23.45.
For the MDI Trojans:
James Magnani was second in the 100-meter dash in 12.18 seconds, third in the 200-meter dash in 24.64 and fourth in the long jump at 15 feet, 11 inches.
Richard Helmke was second in the 800-meter run in 2:13.58.
Ezra Hallett placed second in the javelin with a throw of 111 feet, 9 inches, and third in the shot put with a throw of 33 feet, 6 inches.
In the pole vault, Adam Peruzzi was fifth at 8 feet, 6 inches, and Tom Reilly was sixth at 8 feet.
Peruzzi also combined with Reilly, Helmke and Magnani for third in the four-by-100-meter relay in 50.02 seconds, and Peruzzi and Helmke joined with Norman Haynes and Andy Gallup for fourth in the four-by-400-meter relay in 4:22.86.