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Howard boys track wins 4A East, Marriotts Ridge girls, Oakland Mills boys place third in 2A East

Howard boys track wins 4A East, Marriotts Ridge girls, Oakland Mills boys place third in 2A East

Howard walked out of the Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex Wednesday with three individual winners and a boys 4A East Region championship.

The Lions rolled to a regional crown, scoring 89 points — 30.5 points ahead of second-place finishers, Suitland.

Nick Deamer aided Howard’s win with two second-place finishes in the 1,600- and 3,200-meter races. Eleanor Roosevelt’s Edward Belsoi bested Deamer in both events, as Deamer finished in 4 minutes, 35.12 seconds in the 1,600, just behind Belsoi (4:32.33). Deamer was less than two seconds slower than Belsoi in the 3,200, as he finished in 10:11.33.

The Lions’ Ryan Gunderson crossed a few places behind Deamer in the...

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