Girls Athlete of the Week: Autumne Franklin, McDonogh, track and field

The Baltimore Sun

The senior won the 100- and 300-meter hurdles at Saturday's Pikesville Track Classic, helping the No. 1 Eagles take second place. Franklin set a meet record in the 300 hurdles when she came across in 42.33 seconds, comfortably defeating Old Mill senior Alexis Franklin (44.01), who beat her in the same race last year at Pikesville. Autumne Franklin won Saturday's 100 hurdles with a time of 14.47 seconds. Set to compete at Harvard next year, Franklin earned All-Metro second-team honors last spring and then made the first team after this winter's indoor season.

Others considered: Rachel Brown, Reservoir, softball; Olivia Gruver, Franklin, track and field; Lakin Hatcher, McDonogh, track and field; Rayven Ray, Kenwood, track and field; Hannah Tavik, Seton Keough, softball; Audrey Todd, Roland Park, lacrosse; Michaela Wilkins, Mount Hebron, track and field

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