Robert Carter earned second in the 100 hurdles (14.32) and third in the 300 hurdles (40.60). He also a part of the Lightning’s second-place finishing 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams with Oyewole, Brian Crandell and Eric Thomas. Teammate Dominic Williams took second in the discus with a toss of 134-feet.

Oakland Mill’s Jackie Galloway had a busy day, finishing third in both the 100 (10.95) and 200 (21.67) before earning a silver medal in the 400 (50.39).

On the girls side, Glenelg’s Julia Nardone was the lone individual champion, backing up her indoor 3,200 state title with a gold in the same event. The race was scheduled for Thursday but inclement weather postponed it until Saturday morning at 10 a.m.

Nardone shook off the early start and the roaring wind to post a time of 11 minutes, 14 seconds to capture first place.


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“It was early to run the two mile but the weather was so much better than on Thursday,” Nardone said. “I just went in with the mindset that hey, it’s states so I had to just let it all go.”

A little over two hours later, the Glenelg sophomore was back on the track in the 1,600 and took third place.

Outdoor track

State championships (May 23-25 at Morgan State University)

Class 2A

Girls team scores: 1. Oakdale, 89 points; 10. Long Reach, 24; 12. Glenelg, 17; 17. Oakland Mills, 13.

Top county individuals:

400: 7. Zaynab Gholston, OM, 1:00.34.

800: 7. Britt Lang, OM, 2:24.08.

1,600: 3. Julia Nardone, G, 5:19.39; 7. Michelle Vanagas, LR, 5:33.33.

3,200: 1. Julia Nardone, G, 11:14.43.

100 hurdles: 4. Cassandra Pope, OM, 14.85; 6. Bria Hill, LR, 15.64.

300 hurdles: 5. Bria Hill, LR, 46.89; 7. Taylor Selber, LR, 48.24.

4x100: 7. Oakland Mills, 51.46.

Long jump: 6. Kristen Fawole, LR, 16-4.

Pole vault: 8. Sammy Creese, G, 8-6.