Checking In On High School State Title Streaks
The Bangor Rams set Maine high school baseball history Saturday when they beat Gorham for a fifth straight Class A state championship. But what about other long title winning streaks in Maine high school history.
It is not always apples to apples in comparing sports titles but here are a few of the longest state championship streaks in Maine...
> First of all, the Rams sports history is rich with streaks. Baseball won four straight titles from 1994-97...The boys swim team won six straight states from 2007 to 2012...The swim team has another run of five titles from 1998-2002...The girls swim team also has a five year state title run.
> Old Town boys swimming may be the current record holder with 14 Class B state titles from 1985 to 1998.
> St. Dom's hockey team owns an 11 year run of state championships, from 1947 to 1957 in Class B.
> The best current streak belongs to the Wayneflete boys tennis team. Another Class C state title earlier in the spring gives them 11 straight championships, starting in 2008.
> The Waterville girls outdoor track team owns a nine year title win streak, from 2007 to 2015.
> The Cheverus girls indoor track team won eight straight championships from 2005 to 2012.
> The Skowhegan field hockey team owns an eight year streak of state titles in Class A. The team won championships from 2001-2008. Skowhegan has also won 15 of the last 17 titles.
> In wrestling, Sanford and Noble teams have eight year title streaks. Sanford from 1961 to 1968 and Noble from 1999 to 2006
> The Valley boys hoops team holds the basketball record with six straight Class D titles from 1998-2003.
* Championship information provided by MPA