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Eric Barton

North Harford dominates UCBAC cross country meet

The North Harford cross country team ended a long title drought Oct. 25 on the lush green fields of Fair Hill near Elkton.

It had been a quarter century since the Hawks last won a conference cross-country title, but in last week's UCBAC championship meet, they won three – and almost a fourth – over harriers from 13 other Harford and Cecil high school teams.

On a picturesque course ideal for viewing horse races through binoculars, Megan Tidey won the girls' race and led her North Harford team to victory. Nick Fransham won the boys' race, towing the boys' team to a second-place finish.

These were the first conference wins for North Harford since Kathy Beresh...