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Penn Relays select 14 local track and field athletes for April meet

Of the 445 high school track and field athletes selected to participate in the prestigious Penn Relays, 14 attend schools in the Baltimore metropolitan area.

The Penn Relays high school individual event field, released early Tuesday, includes 30 total athletes from Maryland high schools, who will compete in events ranging from the mile run to the shot put.

Four All-Metro Player of the Year winners from this academic year were included among the 14 local athletes who earned spots in the relays.

Entrants include Mikey Singer (McDonogh), Ryan Forsyth (Severna Park), Tyler Spear (Loyola), Lawrence Cager III (Calvert Hall), Nick Neral (Century), Michael Francis (Digital Harbor), Landrie Hatcher (Mount St. Joseph), Andrew Robinson (McDonogh), Ellie Gonzalez (Catholic), Isabel Griffith (Dulaney), Isabella Laurel (South Carroll), Reilly Wagner (South River), Olivia Gruver (Franklin) and Bria Hill (Long Reach).

The full list of high school entrants is on the Penn Relays website.

The meet is schedued for April 24-26 at the University of Pennsylvania's Franklin Field in Philadelphia.

The Penn Relays meet, first held on April 21, 1895, is the longest uninterrupted collegiate track meet in the country. It annually includes athletes from high schools, colleges and track clubs from all over the country and abroad.

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