Orono’s Ruth White wins New England cross nation championship for third time

Orono senior and future Boise State Bronco Ruth White did it once more on Saturday in Belfast, successful the New England Cross Nation Championships outright for the third consecutive time in her highschool profession.

White accomplished the 5K course at Troy Howard Center College with a time of 17:12.2, 27 seconds sooner than junior Teanne Ewings of Houlton, who got here in second.

“Maine represented itself nicely,” Orono head coach Lin White stated. “We’ve been privileged to have each Ruth and Teanne working at a nationwide stage. The meet was extremely aggressive — it was nice cross nation.”