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Marriotts Ridge's Meekins headlines Howard County champions at outdoor track state meet
Marriotts Ridge's Meekins headlines Howard County champions at outdoor track state meet

Marriotts Ridge junior Micah Meekins said after losing the 300-meter dash at the indoor 2A state meet in February that she was anxious to prove herself and compete for a state title in the outdoor season. Not only did she prove herself at the MPSSAA outdoor track and field state meet at Morgan State on May 22-23, she put on a show. Meekins came from behind to win the 2A girls 100-meter dash in 12.43 seconds, .02 ahead of Liberty’s Kara Patrice, and then went on to take titles in the 400-meter dash (57.24) and the 200-meter dash (24.95) to finish alongside Atholton senior Jen Bleakney as three-event winners. “After my 100, I was so tight. The 100 was my hardest race today,...

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