Howard County athletes won six medals on Day 1 of the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association track and field championships.
The six Howard County schools in Class 2A competed on Thursday at Morgan State University’s Hughes Stadium, with River Hill taking home five of the six medals.
The River Hill girls squad is in second with 22 points behind Hereford (29) after Day 1, while the boys squad is in eighth.
“The talk coming into today was that we wanted to be perfect in our execution and make sure we were in the right positions,” said River Hill coach John Isberg. “We didn’t want to shy away. We took away the place expectations, and we focused on...