Boys’ Outdoor Athletics: 2022 Varsity Maine All-State Team
Washington Academy senior Cameron Bowser jumps: Bowser finished first in the triple jump (43 ft, 1 inch) and second in the long jump (21-10) at the Class C state meeting and then finished third in New Englands in the triple jump with a national-leading jump of 46-2.
Miles Burr, Mt. Desert Island sophomore, sprints: At the Class B state meeting, Burr won the 100 and 200 meters with course records of 11.03 and 22.41 seconds.
Matt Charpentier, York junior throws: Charpentier was a two-time winner at the Class B national meeting in the shot put (state-leading of 59-1) and discus (162-11). At the New England Championships, he placed third in discus with a national-leading score of 170-5.
Scarborough senior Nicholas Connolly throws: Connolly won the shot put (57-0) and discus (153-0) at the Class A State Meeting, helping lead Red Storm to the team title.
Andrew Farr, Gorham senior, sprints: Farr won the sprint events at the Class A state meeting, prevailing against stiff competition in the 100 (11.03), 200 (22.41) and 400 (49.06). At the New England Championships, he won the 200 (21.95) and finished second in the 100 (11.00) and 400 (48.27).
Jayden Flaker, Senior Scarborough, Hurdles/Sprints: Flaker cleared the 110 hurdles (14.52) and 300 hurdles (39.25) at the Class A state meet. He finished the season with the state’s fastest time at both events, with a personal best of 14.48 in the 110 hurdles.
Henry Horne, Freeport Junior, middle distance/jump: In a rarely seen treble, Horne won the 1,600 (4:31.43) and high jump (6-2) at the Class B state meet and finished second in the 800 (2:02.5).
Tudum Montag, Edward Little Junior, hurdles/jumps: At the state A-class meeting, Monday finished second in the 110 hurdles (14.82), 300 hurdles (39.49) and long jump (22-0 1/2) and fifth in the high jump (5-9). He placed fourth in the 110 hurdles (14.82) and fifth in the 300 hurdles (39.84) at New Englands.
Frank Morang, Cheverus Senior, jumps/sprints: Morang won the long jump (22-10 1/4) and triple jump (43-3 1/4) at the Class A state meeting and finished second in the 100 (11.16), then won the New England title in the long jump with a nationally leading grade of 23-5 1/2.
Jacob Ramos, senior from South Portland, middle distance: Ramos finished second in the 800 at the Class A State Meeting (1:57.39) and ran a state record of 1:53.92 to finish third at the New England Championships.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Ted Hutch, York: Hutch led both his boys and girls teams to the Class B state championships. At the boys’ meet, the Wildcats won four events and otherwise “nickel and dip,” as Hutch often puts it, winning the title by a 40-point margin.
Varsity Maine Boys’ Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year: Andrew Farr, Gorham