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Fransham, injury free and region champ, eyes state CC title
Fransham, injury free and region champ, eyes state CC title

When 1,500 high school runners convene at Hereford High School Saturday to run the state cross-county meet, UCBAC champion Nick Fransham will arrive on healthy legs, for a change. UCBAC girls' champion Jessica Rogers will arrive on crutches. Fransham, a North Harford senior, has twice gone to the state meet with injury, at the end of otherwise successful seasons in 2012 and 2013. This year, he may finally capture that elusive state title, having emerged from the regional meet injury-free. Rogers, a C. Milton Wright freshman, was not so fortunate in the regional meet. She suffered a stress fracture on the final, downhill straightaway of the 3A North Region meet at Tollgate Park Oct...

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