June 25, 2019
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Hermon, Houlton claim PVC cheering crowns

Hermon and Houlton took home Penobscot Valley Conference championships during their conference meets held Saturday.

Hermon claimed the Class B title with a narrow victory over Ellsworth at Caribou High School. The Hawks scored 78.1 points to edge the Eagles (74), and Old Town (66.6) took third place.

John Bapst of Bangor (63.1 points), Mount Desert Island of Bar Harbor (57.3), Presque Isle (55.8), Foxcroft Academy (52.1) and Caribou (48.3) rounded out the field.

Houlton took the Class C title in a hard-fought win at Stearns High School in Millinocket. The Shiretowners scored 67.2 points, and runner-up Central of Corinth scored 66.6 points.

Bucksport (59.4) finished third, and Washington Academy of East Machias (55) and Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln (54.6) rounded out the top five. The tightly bunched field also included Orono (53.4), Sumner of East Sullivan (52.9), Calais (51.2), Dexter (50.4) and Penquis of Milo (44.8).

On Friday, Houlton also annexed the Aroostook County championship, scoring 59.6 points to hold off Presque Isle (58.3). Central Aroostook of Mars Hill (53.9), Fort Fairfield (41.7) and Caribou (37.6) were the other participants.

Members of the winning squad from Hermon High School include Emily Willey, Brooklyn Brown, Jillian Shorey, Mia Foley, Olivia Nash, Kate Fergola, Laura Zenk, Cammie Peirce, Mercedes Davis, Emily Perley, Emily Woodilla, Karissa Hatch, Lexey MacMannus, Hannah Morin, Bailee Fogg, Melanie Gagnon, Kallie Urquhart and Ashley Dunphy.

Kristie Reed and Christina Paradis are the coaches for the Hawks.

Houlton’s team members include Medinah Diane, Hannah Jacobs, Paige Ford, Chloe Davis, Sarah Delano, Hannah Foley, Toni MacDonald, Tessa Roshto, Rachel Toupin, Cassie Butler, Claire Gilpatrick, Lexi Miller, Anessa Wilde, Taylor Cowan, Brittany Fitzpatrick, Makenzie Fitzpatrick, Gabriella Guiod, Yasmine Hatch, Hannah Pierce, Kate Smith, Lexi Crouse, Grace Toupin and Grace Violette.

The Shiretowners are coached by Renae Foley and Julie Dunn.

 



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