Nyagoa Bayak, Westbrook junior: Bayak won the New England high jump title for the second time, improving on her all-time Maine best height by clearing 5-10, then finished third in that event at the New Balance indoor nationals and established another Maine best in the triple jump (39-1 3/4). At the Class A state meet, she swept the high jump (5-8) and triple jump (36-5 1/2), setting a state record in the high jump.

Victoria Bossong, Cheverus freshman: Bossong helped Cheverus tie Scarborough for the team’s first Class A indoor title by taking second in the 200 (25.96) and 400 (58.51), and third in the 55 (7.39).

Oliviah Damboise, Old Town senior: Damboise won the triple jump (36-4 3/4) and pole vault (9-6), and placed third in the long jump (16-9) at the Class B state meet.

Emma Gallant, Cheverus sophomore: Gallant set a state record in the 400 (57.80) at the Class A state meet, and also won the 200 (25.94) and finished second in the 55 (7.34). Her times in the 200 and 400 were the best in the state this winter.

Camille Kohtala, Orono junior: Kohtala won the Class B title in the 400 (1:00.30) and took second in the long jump (16-9 1/4). She finished fourth in the long jump at the New England meet (17-7 1/2).

Molly Murnane, Scarborough junior: Murnane helped Scarborough tie Cheverus for the Class A championship by winning the 55 (7.23), and finishing third in the 200 (26.12) and 400 (58.69).


Juliana Selser, South Portland senior: Selser was the Class A champion in the 800 (2:21.12) and mile (5:12.15). At the New Balance indoor nationals, she improved on her state-leading 800 time to 2:15.27.

Nina Tasker, Noble senior: Tasker won the Class A title in the 55 hurdles for the second time in three years with a state-leading time of 8.50.

Carolyn Todd, Greely junior: Todd swept the mile (5:25.30) and 2-mile (11:59.47) at the Class B state meet to lift her team to its second straight state championship.

Emma White, Cheverus junior: White took second in both the triple jump (36-4) and long jump (17-1), and finished seventh in the 55 hurdles (9.13) to contribute 17 points toward Cheverus’ co-championship.

Coach of the Year

Steve Virgilio, Cheverus: After leading the Cheverus girls to their first outdoor track and field state title last spring, Virgilio guided them to a share of their first indoor state championship, getting big contributions from Emma Gallant, Emma White and Victoria Bossong.

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