Cross Country at LCS is a great option for athletes in grades 4-8 who wish to participate in interscholastic running. LCS is a member of the Busline League, a consortium of elementary and middle schools ranging geographically from Woolwich to Searsport including the island communities of Islesboro and Vinalhaven.
There are no active seasons at this time
[Oct 26 2018] Girls First, Boys Second in Championship Meet!
In an impressive display of dominance on the trail, the Lynx girls places their first seven runners across the line in places 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 15, and 16. The first five count in the scoring of the meet, with six and seven used if needed as tiebreakers. The Lynx score of 20 points was absolutely tremendous! The field included a total of 118 runners.
The Busline League recognizes the top three runners with a commemorative plaque. This year they all went to LCS teammates Jaden Johnson as the overall champion in first place, Kailin Fuller, second, and Kara Andrews in third place. Zoe O’Brien finished in 6thplace followed closely by Sophia Ryan in 8th.
The young boys team also had a very successful day finishing in second place overall, just behind a very strong team from Camden-Rockport Middle School. Brandon Nelson was once again the first Lynx to cross the line in 11thplace followed by Thomas Leadbetter (16th), Kaden Wood (19th), Sage Burgess (20th), and Avery Laite (27th). A total of 104 runners participated in the boys race, which was held at Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast.
This season brought the largest number of cross-country participants in the history of the school with a total of 35 from LCS and 12 from HES.
[Oct 15 2018] Lynx Keep Rolling
The LCS boys and girls ran extremely well at the final regular season meet held Friday in Rockport. The girls ran their most dominant race of the year with an impressive score of 19 points as a result of placing five runners in the top ten at 1, 2, 3, 5, and 8. Jaden Johnson was yet again the overall winner followed closely by Kailin Fuller and Kara Andrews. Zoe O'Brien continues to show steady improvement as evidenced by her 5th place finish. Our fifth runner has shifted of late between Chloe Root, Chloe Day-Lynch, and Sophia Ryan, all three having very good seasons. Ryan took the honors this week with her 8th place showing.
The boys came in just behind the CRMS team once again by a score of 36 to 21. Brandon Nelson continues to impress as the speedy fourth grader topped all Lynx boys with his 3rd place overall finish. He has shown to be a determined athlete who has shown incremental improvement throughout the year. Kaden Wood turned in another solid performance with a 6th place showing, followed closely by Thomas Leadbetter, Sage Burgess, and Jackson O'Donal.
A total of 58 gilrs and 51 boys ran in the race held at Camden Hills Regional High School.
Complete LCS results are posted to the right.
[Sep 28 2018] Boys and Girls Prevail at Searsport
On a beautiful fall day on a very hilly Searsport Middle School course the team took first place in both the boys and girls race.
In the first race, the girls had a dominant team run, capturing eight spots in the top ten. The 2 mile race was won by Jaden Johnson (14:52) followed closely by Kara Andrews in 2nd (14:53), Zoe O'Brien 3rd (16:24), Kailin Fuller 4th (16:32), and Sophie Ryan 7th (16:59). These first five gave LCS a team score of 17 points, easily a first place. Other runners in the top ten were Chloe Day-Lynch 8th (17:01), Liana Talty 9th (17:02), and Lucy O'Brien 10th (17:51. Kaya Bournival had a noteable performance finishing in 15th place (18:26), which can be attributed to the extra work she has been putting in at practice over the past week.
Complete LCS results can be found to the right.
The boys once again ran an impressive team race. Brandon Nelson (14:43) finished 3rd overall with Thomas Leadbetter (14:44) right on his tail. Kaden Wood(15:41) was the 7th place finisher followed by Iain Larsen Leavins (15:51) in 10th, and Jackson O'Donal (15:55) in 11th. This impressive pack was enough to place the team in 1st place. It should be noted that Sage Burgess (15:58), 12th, Jack Edgar (16:18), 13th, and Avery Laite (16:33), 15th, were all well positioned to score had there been a need.
The next race is at Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast on October 4th. The boys will run at 4:00 OM and the girls at 4:45 PM.
[Sep 21 2018] LCS Home Meet
Lynx Cross Country Team Shows Continued Improvement and Success at Home Meet
On a beautiful fall like afternoon yesterday, 145 student athletes representing seven local schools descended on the Lincolnville Central School for some friendly competition in form of a 2.25 mile cross country race.
In the first race our boys battled to a second place team finish. Team scoring for cross country is done by adding the up which place each of the first five runners from competing teams finish in. For LCS, the top five boys were Brandon Nelson, an outstanding 4th grade runner who completed the race with a time of 15:50, good for 6thplace overall. He was one second and one place ahead of teammate Thomas Leadbetter. Iain Larsen Leavins finished in 9th and Sage Burgess was right behind him in 10th. Jackson O’Donal placed 13th. This gave LCS a total score of 45 points, good for second place, but well behind a very strong CRMS team that scored a very impressive 18 total points.
The girls race was another nail bitter with LCS and CRMS battling the entire way. In the end, the Lynx were able to pull away and claim the day. Lincolnville’s Jaden Johnson and Kara Andrews had another photo finish with Jaden pulling ahead just before the tape and crossing with a winning time of 15:36. Kailin Fuller was close behind in 3rd place and Zoe O’Brien had another strong showing in 6th. Rounding out the team scoring for LCS was Chloe Day-Lynch in 9th place, giving LCS five of the top ten spots with a team score of 21 points. CRMS finished with a total of 34.
Complete results are posted to the right.
The next meet will be held at Searsport Middle/High School on 9/27. The girls will run first at 4:00 PM.
[Sep 19 2018] Off and Running
Congratulations to the cross country team for a successful start to the season. The boys team finished in second place with Brandon Nelson leading the way for LCS placing 13thout of 79 runners. Kayden Wood, Jack Edgar, Avery Laite, Sage Burgess, and Jackson O’Donal rounded out our top six.
The girls finished in first place. Jaden Johnson won the race, besting teammate Kara Andrews by a half second. Kalin Fuller was the third place finisher, Zoe O’Brien came in sixth, and Chloe Root finished in 15thplace overall.
A total of 150 runners from six different schools participated in the meet. Results are posted to the right.
The next meet for the Lynx team will be Thursday at LCS.
[Aug 17 2018] Lynx XC Season to Begin 8/28
The 2018 Cross Country Season for Lincolnville and Hope runners will begin on August 28th at 3:00 PM behind the Lincolnville Central School. Students in grades 4-8 are welcomed to attend. Please sign up on sports office prior to the first date to give us an indication of how many runners we will have this year. This should be a very fun and exciting season!