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I had that gap. Never would have guessed I could have run that kind of 800.”

Park­side’s Ramit Gupta was sec­ond in 2:03.76.

Sanchez fin­ished sec­ond to Ni­chols in both the 1,600 (4:40.15) and 3,200 (10:13.98) and was fourth in the 800 (2:07.13).

The Bucs’ run­ner-up fin­ish was also bol­stered by se­nior David Bowen, who qual­i­fied for states in all four of his in­di­vid­ual events. Bowen was sec­ond in the 200 me­ters (22.45), third in triple jump (405½), and fourth in the 400 (52.34) and long jump (201).

Kent Is­land se­nior Cade Stan­field placed third in the 800 (2:04.09) and sopho­more Cade Don­nelly was third in the 1,600 (4:44.01). Fresh­man Bran­den Jaski was fifth in the dis­cus, but qual­i­fied for states with a throw of 122-11 that met the qual­i­fy­ing stan­dard.

Queen Anne’s, which fin­ished sev­enth, was led by sopho­more Colin Brown, who won the long jump in 20-4, and Cordell Rogers, who was sec­ond in the 100 and 400 me­ters.

Har­ford Tech won the girls’ team ti­tle with 177 points, well ahead of run­ner-up Queen Anne’s, which to­taled four first­places. Sec­ond in the 100 me­ters (12.60) to Wi­comico’s Mykae­lah Jones (12.49), John­son edged Jones to win the 200 in 25.49 — Jones fin­ished in 25.97.

“I wasn’t ex­pect­ing to win any­thing,” John­son said. “I mean Mykae­lah runs a 25 so I was just go­ing to go out there and run and ap­par­ently I did great. I beat her at Bay­sides and I had a feel­ing if I just ran it, just used by nat­u­ral abil­ity (I could win.)”

Sopho­more team­mate She­qoya Moore, who on Thurs­day teamed with Mar­garet Mee­han, Tay­lor Peck and Emily Gates to win the 3,200 re­lay (10:06.40), joined John­son, Peck and Gates on the win­ning 1,600 re­lay yes­ter­day, clock­ing a 4:08.14. Prior to 1,600 re­lay, Moore won the 400 in 1:00.51 for her first in­di­vid­ual re­gional cham­pi­onship.

“I was just try­ing to push all the way through there,” said Moore, who moved into the lead with 200 me­ters re­main­ing and held off

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