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Indoor Track - Hubs lead county teams to states

February 19, 2001

Indoor Track - Hubs lead county teams to states



* INDOOR TRACK


North Hagerstown hopes to be Washington County's Hub of attention at today's Maryland Indoor Track Championships.

North's boys team has the strongest shot at bringing a state team championship back to Washington County after winning the 3A/2A West Region title in thrilling fashion over River Hill on Feb. 9. North's girls finished second to Long Reach in the region.

In the area, Middletown is favored to win the girls team title after taking the 2A/1A West region title on Feb. 3. Middletown's boys also won the region, beating out Northwest in a close battle.

In all, 57 area athletes will compete in individual events today, in addition to 23 relay teams

Races begin at 10 a.m. at Prince Geroge's Sports & Learning Complex, in Landover, Md.

In Washington County, Smithsburg's Beth Sprecher and Boonsboro's Maggie Tierney will resume their battle in the girls 55 hurdles, while North's David Miller and Mark Noll should both contend for the boys pole vault title.

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Some other county athletes to watch: Williamsport's Todd Morris in the boys 300- and 500-meter dashes, Lexi Paza in the girls pole vault, Katie Spoonire in the girls shot put and Nikki Witman in the girls 55 dash; South Hagerstown's Melissa Wynn in the 55; North's Brittany Tesla in the girls high jump and Boonsboro's Brett Morrell in the boys 55 hurdles and Troy Webb in the boys 55 dash.

- Dan Kauffman

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