Record Breakers: High School Athlete of the Week [VOTE]
It's time to vote again for the High School Athlete of the Week and this time you get to choose between four student athletes who had record breaking performances.
Track and field records came crashing down at the Penobscot Valley Conference (PVC) Championships.
Mattanawcook Academy's Cayden Spencer-Thompson broke three PVC jumping records. His high jump mark of 6-09.50 broke the Brandon Hall (Foxcroft) mark set in 2004.
Spencer-Thompson also broke his own records in the long jump and triple jump. He long jumped 23-7.50 and triple jumped 47-2.75.
Orono's Camille Kohtala set a new PVC record in the long jump with a distance of 17-10.75. It breaks the mark set by Bangor's Grace MacLean in 2012.
Kohtala also won the 400meter event.
Hermon hurdler Zach Beaton broke his own PVC record in the 110m hurdles event. His new record time was 14.72 Beaton also won the 300m hurdles event with a time of 40.87.
And, Old Town's Emma Hargreaves broke a 36-year-old record in the shot put when she threw it 41-10.5. Diane Leclair from Orono had held the record since 1983.
Hargreaves also won the discus event with a distance of 107-08.