BELFAST — Waterville’s Bethanie Brown was the only runner to break 18 minutes in winning the Maine Cross Country Festival of Champions girls race Saturday at Troy Howard Middle School. Brown finished the 5-kilometer race in 17 minutes, 56.69 seconds, more than half a minute ahead of Jillian Forsey of Stephenville, Newfoundland. Erzsebet Nagy of Lawrence High School place third in 18:33.67 followed by Samantha Cox of Bonny Eagle and Brittany Bowman of Camden Hills.

More than 600 runners competed in the race. Local finishers in the top 25 included Maranacook’s Caroline Colan (13th), Kents Hill’s Anne McKee (14th) and Winslow’s Molly Schassberger (15th). Mount Desert Island won the team competition with 125 points, followed by Bonny Eagle (129), Camden Hills (135), Cheverus (212) and Waterville (271). Fifty schools registered team scores.

Mike Tate of JH Gillis High in Nova Scotia won the boys race in 15:26.67 followed by Cumberland, R.I.’s Trevor Crawley in 15:37.15 and Josef Holt-Andrews of Telstar in 15:59.89. In all, 779 runners competed in the boys race. Local finishers among the top 25 included Mt. Blue’s Justin Tracy (14th) and Josh Horne (15th).

Sixty high schools scored in the boys competition, led by Cumberland, R.I. with 195 points. Lewiston (196)) finished second followed by Falmouth (203), Cape Elizabeth (208) and Scarborough (210). Mt. Blue finished 10th.

Girls soccer

Richmond 3, Greenville 0: Three different players scored and Kelsie Obi made two saves to lead the Bobcats in an East-West Conference game at Greenville.

Emily Leavitt, Amber Loon and Noell Acord scored for Richmond (10-0-0).

Molly Foley had 12 saves for Greenville (6-2-0).

Lisbon 3, Oak Hill 1: Kayla Angelico scored two goals and Kailyn Hill added another to lead the Greyhounds to the Mountain Valley Conference victory.

Courtney Martel had five saves and Paige Galligan had an assist for Lisbon (9-0-1).

Julie Morneault scored the lone goal for Oak Hill (6-5-0). Brittaney Marquis had the assist.

Kents Hill 3, Hebron 2: Sara Grenier scored two goals and Riley Kirk added another to lead the Huskies to a come-from-behind victory.

Rachel Jurek and Emily Wyman scored to give Hebron (3-1-0) a 2-0 lead in the first half before Kents Hill (2-1-0) rallied.

Savanna Poole had 15 saves for the Huskies.

Boys soccer

Richmond 2, Greenville 1, 2OT: Xavier Trask scored off a corner kick with 41 seconds remaining in the second overtime to give the visiting Bobcats the East-West Conference win. Randy Moody scored on a penalty kick for Richmond’s (10-0-0) other goal. Dustin Sullivan made 15 saves.

Tristan Richards scored for Greenville (2-7-0). Corey Henderson made 14 saves.

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