Pikesville's girls track team won the Class 1A state indoor championship at Prince George’s County Sports & Learning Complex in Landover Monday night.
The Panthers (70 points) finished ahead of Manchester Valley (66), North Carroll (64), Smithburg (61) and Central (53).
Pikesville’s boys team (75) also did well, finishing second behind Smithsburg (75) behind 55-meter hurdles winner Daniel Lewis.
Lewis, a senior, also ran a leg on the first-place 1,600 relay team (1:33.57) that also included Quadir Rhoe, Christopher Henderson and Maury Sall.
Junior Senait Weaver (1:21.63) led the Pikesville girls, winning the 500 meters by beating out North Carroll freshman Mackenzie Post by .26th of a second.
Weaver also finished third in the 300 (43.54) and ran a leg on the winning 1,600 relay team that includes Sydney Jones, Khala Marshall-Watkins and Emily Glossinger.
Jones took second in the pole vault (8 feet, 6 inches).
Teammate Glossinger placed in three events, taking fourth in the 800 (2:37.34), sixth in the 500 (1:25.62) and fourth in the 1,600 (5:42.56).
Other standout Pikesville girls performances came from Emily Starobin (3rd, 3,200) 13:09.41) and Kendall Abell (5th, 3,200, 13:18.41).
For the Pikesville boys, Tyler Dunston (3rd, 55 dash, 7.74; 3rd, high jump, 5-10), Ellis Brown (5th, pole vault, 10) and Henderson (6th, 55 dash, 6.77), Sall (2nd, 300, 36.44) and Rhoe (5th, 300, 37.47) also shined individual events for Pikesville.
New Town senior Rasheed Oridedi captured a Class 1A state title in the 800, running a blazing 2:02.79 while the Titans’ girls relay team of Chadajah Robinson, Jazmyn Mason, Deja Callen and Alicia Jones grabbed top honors in the 800 (1:50.16).
New Town’s 800 relay team (1:33.65) of George Smith, Kasean Coles, Javan Stancil and Shawn Stewart placed second.
Robinson (5th, 55, 7.73) and Naomi Mombeh (3rd, shot put, 9-9) posted top individuals performance for New Town girls performances while Christopher Fatagoma (3rd, shot put, 39-11.5) excelled for the Titan boys.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun