Westlake boys, North Point girls win at Waldorf Track and Field Classic
The first event of the day set the pace for the North Point girls track and field team Saturday as the Eagles hosted the Waldorf Track and Field Classic.
North Point’s 3,200-meter relay team of Kendrah Bullock, Valencia McDowell, Rachel Nueslein and Tatiana Ogundeko won the event with a time of 9 minutes 41.99 seconds, which was a success, according to head coach Debra Hall, but it was also a new meet record.
The win began a big day for the Eagles girls, who captured the win with 105 points, four points over Bowie of Prince George’s County. Westlake won on the boys side with 116 points, seven better than Bowie.
“It’s always a great feeling winning the first event of the day, but winning the event and setting a new meet record is even a better way to start the day.” Hall said. The previous record of 9:46.02 was set by Thomas Stone in 2012. “Our girls team worked really hard to score enough points to win the meet, beating Bowie High School by only four points. Bowie has been our archrival in the postseason championship meets for the past five years that I’ve been the head coach at North Point.”
Hall said it was a total team effort to pull off the win.
“Our depth where more than one team member scored in an event like the 200-meter dash, with Kyra Miller and