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Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association

Harford Tech girls just shy of indoor track state title

Harford Tech girls just shy of indoor track state title

The team scoring drama in the MPSSAA Class 2A girls’ State Indoor Track and Field Championships reached its peak during the last two events Monday in Landover.

Harford Tech had just won the final race, the 4x400 relay, and led Hereford High School in the team scoring, 60 to 50. “I wasn’t sure if that was going to be enough,” said Tech head coach Darrell Diamond. It wasn’t.

The pole vault had yet to finish. Hereford, four times the team champion in the last seven years, had three girls in the vault, and Tech had none. The Hereford vaulters cleared 10-6, 10-0, and 10-0, two of which were new personal bests.

The final score: Hereford 62, Harford Tech 60. “I have to give...

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