Orono’s Ruth White wins third state Class C cross nation title

Senior Ruth White blistered the three.1-mile course in a time of 16:57.95 to win her third straight Class C ladies state nation title and lead her Orono Excessive Crimson Riots to a sixth consecutive staff title in Belfast on Saturday.

The Bonny Eagle ladies from Buxton received their fifth Class A state championship and the York ladies received their second in a row.

The Sumner Excessive boys from East Sullivan received the C crown for the primary time since 1998; Portland Excessive’s boys received their first A title since 1978 and Freeport made it three straight championships in B.