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Western Howard County Warhawks
The Western Howard County Warhawks 8-10 Centennial football team ended an undefeated regular season with wins in the league Super Bowl Championship and the Maryland Youth Football State Championship game. The Warhawks finished the season with a 13-0 record, outscoring their opponents, 330-51.
After winning the MMYFCL Super Bowl Championship by beating the North Carroll Titans, 24-8, the Warhawks advanced to the Maryland Youth Football State Playoffs, defeating the Columbia Ravens, 26-6, in the semifinals.
In the state championship game, the Warhawks shut down the Cecil County Jaguars. After a late touchdown score by the Jaguars, the Warhawks' defense held at the goal line for the extra point and the game went into overtime.
The Warhawks scored first in overtime and their defense stood strong and stopped the Jaguars to give the Warhawks a 12-6 overtime victory.
Members of the Warhawks team are Emmett Avery II, Spencer Brockdorff, Christian Eckert, Nicholas Frank, Cole Jefferson, Jacob Jones, Raym Kable, Sami Khan, Jason Kraisser, Dalton Marshall, Will Reid, Dylan Ricker, J.P. Scarbrough, Justin Silk, Jalen Stanton, Mason Steinberg, Christian Tacchetti and Jared Thomas.
Top Flight Gymnastics
Top Flight Gymnastics' Level 6 team competed at the United Winterfest Invitational 2012 meet Jan. 8 in Reisterstown with the following individual results:
Jr. A — Veronica Cheung: 3. bars.
Jr. B — Holly Lakin: 2. (tie) beam.
Howard County Striders
The Howard County Striders' Resolution Run on New Year's Day drew 120 runners. The race was a "prediction run," the object being to start when you want and finish as close to 4 p.m. as possible. Watches are not allowed.
The winner, Gloria Serrao, was able to almost perfectly predict her pace, finishing 3.03 seconds after 4 p.m. Greg Schuler was second and Leslie Nissenberg third in terms of their prediction times.
The Resolution Run benefits the David Tripp Scholar Athlete Scholarships, which are awarded annually to eligible high school seniors.
The order and time (based on a 24-hour clock) that the runners crossed the finish line:
1. Pete Pace, 15:24:48.99; 2. Heather Kanstanzer, 15:37:16.60; 3. Bill Snelling, 15:37:26.83; 4. Beverly Byron, 15:44:44.36; 5. Homyra Habibi, 15:50:16.52; 6. Suzanne Pope, 15:52:52.45; 7. Khushal Habibi, 15:53:01.60; 8. Gary Burnett, 15:53:16.79; 9. Bill Andrews, 15:53:20.03; 10. Mitzi Goodwin, 15:54:04.48.