Old Town’s Eliza McPhee Voted High School Athlete of the Week
The spring sports season is a little different this year, but student-athletes from all around the state still are lacing up and competing. That being the case, we here at 92.9 The Ticket, Maine's Sports Leader, will honor those who excel on the fields, on the courts and on the track.
Below are this week's nominees (in no particular order) You may vote once-per-day below until 11:59 p.m. Thursday, 20. The poll results will be available after the voting has ended.
If you'd like to nominate a Maine high school student-athlete, please do so here.
Eliza McPhee, Old Town Coyotes
McPhee finished first in both the long jump (14-09.00) and the triple jump (31-04.50) at a May 15 meet in Caribou.
Izabelle Trefts, Old Town Coyotes
Trefts, a senior, bested her own Class B state record time by 3.5 seconds by racewalking 7:22.58 in a May 15 meet in Caribou. She finished more than a minute ahead of her nearest competitor.
Jaida Case, Machias Bulldogs
Case, a sophomore, had 30 strikeouts in 3 games in the week of May 8. In a 20-7 victory over Narraguagus, Case compiled 2 singles, a double, a triple, 5 stolen bases and 7 RBI.
Ian Renwick Sr., GSA Eagles
Renwick won both the 100 Meter (11.55) and 200 M (23.28) in a May 15 meet at MDI High School.
Callan Eason, MDI Trojans
Eason, a sophomore, placed first in both the 200 M (27.63) and 400 M (1:01.62) in a May 15 meet at MDI High School.
Maxx Smith, Bangor Rams
Smith, a senior, placed first in both the shot put (45-08.00) and discus (129-08) in a May 15 meet at Hampden Academy.
Beck Deeny, Ellsworth Eagles
Deeny, a senior, swept the long jump (18-03.50) and triple jump (40-04.75) in a May 15 meet at Hampden Academy.
Ben Allen, Hampden Academy Broncos
Allen, a senior, placed first in both the 100 M (12.38) and 200M (25.00) in a May 15 meet at Hampden Academy.
Anna Connor, Bangor Rams
Connor, a sophomore, placed first in both the 100 M (12.60) and 400 M (59.81) in a May 15 meet at Hampden Academy.
Kaelyn Parks, Central Red Devils
In a walk-off win, Parks faced 26 batters and struck out 18 of them. She struck out the first nine batters of the game and didn't give up any walks. She only allowed two hits during the 7-inning game. She also helped her cause with a leadoff double in the game. Parks now has 89 strikeouts on the season through eight games.
Addie Boyce, MDI Trojans
Boyce pitched a complete game and held Old Town to just 1 hit, while striking out seven and walking one in a varsity softball game on May 15. She also helped her own cause going 2-for-4 and driving in three runs.
Hunter Curtis, Ellsworth Eagles
Curtis threw a no-hitter against Hermon in Ellsworth's 9-1 victory on May 8. Only two Hawks reached base all afternoon, 1 via a walk in the 1st inning, and then 1 via an error in the 6th inning. Curtis faced only 23 batters, striking out 5 and walking 1.
Jed Gilpatrick, Brewer Witches
Gilpatrick, a sophomore, threw a no-hitter against Nokomis in Brewer's 7-0 win. He struck out 9, walked 2 and needed just 83 pitches in his first career start as a pitcher.
Chester Turner, Old Town Coyotes
Turner placed first in the 100 M Dash (11.51) and the long jump (19-11.00) at a May 15 meet in Caribou.