John Bapst Track Athlete Named Athlete Of The Week
Ben Cotton of John Bapst has been named McDonald's High School Athlete of the Week after winning two events at the Class B track and field state championships.
Cotton, who won with 42 percent of the vote, placed first in the 100-meter dash (11.28) and the long jump (20-9 3/4).
He also finished second in the 200 dash (23.32).
Cotton and Luke Laverdiere of Yarmouth were the only double-event winners in the Class B boys meet.
Cymeria Robshaw of Penquis and Olivia Damboise of Old Town also were nominated for Athlete of the Week.
Robshaw won the long jump (17-07.75) and the triple jump (34-10.50) in the girls Class C state championships at Massabesic High School in Waterboro.
Damboise won the pole vault (10-0) and triple jump (34-11) at the Class B girls outdoor track and field state championships at Foxcroft Academy.