Girls track: Performers to watch

Jessica Caldwell

McDonogh, junior

Caldwell is coming off a spectacular indoor season. She ranked second in the nation in the triple jump indoors (40 feet, 8 inches), won the IAAM's long and triple jumps, and ran on the victorious 1,600-meter relay team.

Madeline Dulac

McDonogh, senior

One of the top distance runners in this area, Dulac won the IAAM A Conference's cross country championship in the fall and set meet records winning the 1,600 and 3,200 meters at the indoor meet this winter. She also ran in the prestigious Millrose Games in New York.

Alexis Franklin

Old Mill, junior

Franklin's versatility helps the Patriots in every meet. In the indoor state meet, she won the 55-meter hurdles, took second in the 300 and ran on two relays in Class 4A.

Shelby Frink

Woodlawn, senior

Frink won the Class 4A shot put indoors and has improved greatly this year. Her toss of 42 feet, 6 inches was by far the best in any of the four classes at the state meet.

Maura Linde

Century, senior

Linde played a huge role in the Knights' Class 2A indoor state title, finishing second in the 800, 1,600 and 3,200, and running on the victorious 3,200 relay. She will attend Syracuse next year.

Hannah Oneda

Winters Mill, junior

Oneda has quietly become the top distance runner in Carroll County and one of the area's best. Oneda has beaten Linde several times in cross country and indoor track this year, and set Class 2A records while winning both the 1,600 and 3,200 at the state indoor meet.

Jasmine Robinson

McDonogh, senior

Robinson won the 55 and 300 hurdles indoors as McDonogh rolled to the IAAM team title. She also captured a number of different races outdoors last spring for McDonogh, which won last year's title.

Aneesha Scott

Long Reach, senior

Scott was one of the few local athletes to win more than one individual state title this winter when she captured the Class2A 55 and 300 meters. She won the 200 and was second in the 100 in last spring's state meet.

Megan Wall

Dulaney, senior

Her vault of 11 feet, 8 inches was a Class4A and state record when she won the state pole vault title last spring. Wall followed that with another state title indoors (11-0) this winter.

Zoey Whittington

Catonsville, senior

Spring is the only season that Whittington runs track, but she's still one of the area's top sprinters. Her talents make the Comets a much better team because she can help them score points in the individual races and relays.

OTHER notables

•Karli Buescher, Mount Hebron

•Maddie Clouser, Severna Park

•Katie Cox, Dulaney

•Anna Demaree, River Hill

•Desirae Diamond, Harford Tech

•Sharon Dorsey, Western Tech

•Niema Eaves, Western Tech

•Autumn Franklin, McDonogh

•Amanda Gates, Manchester Valley

•Ashley Hayes, Severna Park

•Syrita Hunt, Western

•Erika Hurd, Manchester Valley

•Charita Hurt, Digital Harbor

•Tiffany Lang, Oakland Mills

•Rachel Larkin, Century

•Kara Lingenfelter, Chesapeake-AA

•Ashley Linton, Western Tech

•Amber Melville, North Carroll

•Racquel Moses, Milford Mill

•Titi Oden, Hammond

•Taylor Parson, Old Mill

•Brinae Robinson, Western

•Emily Ruppel, Loch Raven

•Takera Smalley, Pikesville

•Sasha Smallwood, Pikesville

•Regina Summerville, Digital Harbor

•Jacqueline Tape, Long Reach

•Emily VandeWater, Hereford

•Michaela Wilkins, Mount Hebron

•Rachel Yep, Mount Hebron

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