Track and field

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West­lake, La Plata boys go 1, 2 in D.C. The Wolver­ines and War­riors pre­vailed with the top two fin­ishes at Satur­day’s Crim­son Tide In­vi­ta­tional at Dun­bar High School in Wash­ing­ton, D.C.

West­lake fin­ished with 73 points, fol­lowed by La Plata with 70. Lackey was 23rd with three points.

The girls side saw the Charg­ers place third with 60 points, 26 be­hind cham­pion C.H. Flow­ers of Prince Ge­orge’s County. The War­riors were sev­enth with 36.50 points and the Wolver­ines tied for 20th with six.

The boys saw West­lake’s Will Moten take sec­ond in the 100-me­ter dash in 11 sec­onds flat and claim the 200 dash in 21.85 sec­onds. Jalen El­liott picked up a win in the 110 hur­dles (14.62) and took third in the 300 hur­dles (41.32). The two helped the Wolver­ines place third in the 400 re­lay (43.70, 67 one-hun­dredths of a sec­ond be­hind first-place McNa­mara of Prince Ge­orge’s County) and 1,600 re­lay (3 min­utes 23.53 sec­onds, 37 one-hun­dredths of a sec­ond be­hind first-place Roo­sevelt of Wash­ing- ton, D.C.). Thomas Al­corn, a mem­ber of the 1,600 re­lay team, was sec­ond in the 400 dash, just three-tenths of a sec­ond be­hind Roosvelt’s An­fal Nu­rul-haqq.

La Plata’s Miles Smith picked up two wins. He won the 800 run in 1:59.39, just a quar­ter of a sec­ond ahead of Fair­mont Heights’ Anthony Glas­gow and the 1,600 by nearly a sec­ond in 4:35.05, with team­mate Gage White in third (4:37.70).

The War­riors notched many more points in the jump­ing and throw­ing events. Alexan­der Devine won the shot put with a throw of 50 feet 3 3/4 inches and the dis­cus in 150-11, with team­mate Jeremiah Mkan­dawire in sec­ond (138-0 1/2). Alex Strong was third in the high jump (5-8) and fifth in the triple jump (40-2.)

On the girls side, La Plata’s Lil­lian Reese won two events and placed in the top-five in two oth­ers. She out­lasted Lackey’s Syd­ney Wil­liams for the top spot in the 100 hur­dles (14.72) by 14 one-hun­dredths of a sec­ond. Wil­liams won the 300 hur­dles (44.92).

Reese was also a win­ner in the triple jump with a leap of 37-7, with Lackey’s Am­ber Cony­ers in third (35-9), as well as fin­ish­ing sec­ond in the long jump (17-2 1/2) and ty­ing for fifth in the high jump (4-10).

Lackey’s Court­ney Hawkins placed first in the shot put (38-0 3/4) with Lackey’s Elysse John­son (33-11) and La Plata’s Kayla Har­ri­son (33-9) tak­ing fourth and fifth re­spec­tively, and sec­ond in the dis­cus (108-1).

PAUL WAT­SON

North Point, St. Charles shines The Ea­gles placed fourth on the boys side with 56 points, while the girls were ninth with 41 at the Sea­hawk In­vi­ta­tional at South River High School in Edge­wa­ter on Satur­day.

The boys cham­pion was Loy­ola Blake­field of Bal­ti­more County with 95. South­ern Mary­land Ath­letic Con­fer­ence foe North­ern and Arun­del of Anne Arun­del County tied for the girls ti­tle with 78.

North Point’s Mel­ton Camp­bell won both boys hur­dles events, tak­ing the 110 event in 15.37, with team­mate Ken­del Ham­mock in third ( 15.95), and the 300 in 40.80, with again Ham­mock in third in 41.00. Joshua Smith of the Ea­gles claimed the dis­cus ( 138- 4).

Ja­son Tyler of St. Charles took the boys 400 in 48.90 with North Point’s Dar­rien McIn­tosh in third (50.90). In re­lays, North Point was sec­ond in the 400 (45.00) and St. Charles grabbed sec­ond in the 1,600 (3:35.10)

Mal­lo­rie Smith was a win­ner for North Point, tak­ing the 400 in 59.54. Other top fin­ish­ers for the Ea­gles were Ken­drah Bul­lock in fifth in the 800 (2:36.80), Rachel Nueslein (5:24.23) and Ta­tiana Ogun­deko (5:41.78) third and fifth, re­spec­tively, in the 1,600, Grace Moore fifth in high jump (410) and the 3,200 re­lay team took sec­ond (10:22.20).

For the St. Charles girls, Kemah Brown fin­ished in the top-five in two events, plac­ing fourth in the dis­cus (77-5) and fifth in the shot put (29-9).

PAUL WAT­SON

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