The Dulaney boys cross country team had finished first or second in each of the last five Class 4A Maryland state championship meets, but that streak ended when the Lions finished third at Hereford High on Nov. 10.
This year’s Lions proved their toughness as they overcame adversity at the start of the race and rallied to finish third.
Dulaney (157) trailed front-running Severna Park (48) and Northwood (105) and placed ahead of Howard (fourth, 197) and Walt Whitman (fifth, 233).
Senior Drew Dailey (sixth, 16:24.42), the two-time Baltimore County champion, was the top Dulaney runner.
“He had a great race. He was like 20th halfway through and he just worked his way...