Edgewood boys and Aberdeen girls win UCBAC track titles

The Edgewood boys and the No. 4 Aberdeen girls took the team titles at Wednesday's UCBAC championship track and field meet at Elkton.

Brandon Chase led Edgewood by winning the 100, 200 and 400. He also ran on the victorious 400 relay as the Rams finished with 98 points, beating out Perryville (95). Lenier Tucker (800) and Raymond King (triple jump) were Edgewood's other individual winners, and the Rams also captured the 1,600 relay.

For the Aberdeen girls, Jimmia McCluskey took second in the 100 and 200 plus third in the long jump and ran on the first-place 400 relay. Nia Alleyne won the high jump, and Shawnta Bradford took first in the discus, helping the Eagles to 138 points and an easy victory over Harford Tech (84).

Willie Austin had a great individual performance for Edgewood's girls, taking the long and triple jumps plus the 100 hurdles. 

The top-ranked McDonogh girls and Gilman boys were in first place after the first day of the MIAA and IAAM title meets Wednesday at Spalding. Both are the defending champions. That meet will conclude Saturday.

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