Washington County athletes earn track and field titles

May 23, 2009

BALTIMORE -- Washington County teams and athletes earned the spotlight -- and plenty of titles -- on Saturday at the Maryland State Track & Field Championships at Morgan State University.

Williamsport successfully defended its Class 1A girls team title, while the Wildcats shared the Class 1A boys team title with Smithsburg.

Individual champions Saturday were:

o Katie Ritter, North Hagerstown, Class 2A girls 400 meters.

o Cayla Broadwater, Williamsport, Class 1A girls high jump and long jump.

o Amy Taylor, Williamsport, Class 1A girls 300-meter hurdles.

o Morgan Keplinger, Williamsport, Class 1A girls 800 meters.

o Paige Shirk, Clear Spring, Class 1A girls shot put.

o Billy Lawrence, Smithsburg, Class 1A boys triple jump.

o Justin Bowie, Williamsport, Class 1A boys 110-meter hurdles.


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