Liberty Girls Win Second Straight County Track Title

The Liberty High Lions ran away with Carroll County Indoor Track & Field Championships Thursday. Century High boys placed second.

The Liberty High girls won their second straight Carroll County Indoor Track & Field championship on Thursday afternoon at Century High.

The Lions won in convincing fashion, with a total of 168.50 points. Second place went to Francis Scott Key with 93, and third went to Century with 72.

The rest of the scores are: Manchester Valley, 68, Westminster, 55, North Carroll, 40, South Carroll, 32.50, and Winters Mill with 29.

The Westminster boys claimed their first title since 2006 when they were co-champions with Francis Scott Key. The Owls had 143 points to Century’s 113.66 followed by Winters Mill 83, Francis Scott Key 78, Liberty 56, North Carroll 46.33, South Carroll 21 and Manchester Valley with 17.

The Liberty girls won 10 of the 18 events, including all four relays.

Pacing the win was Michelle Keller with three wins in the high jump, triple jump and shot put.

Ashley Ross took two first place trophies, in the 200 and 400, and second place in the 100. She also contributed a leg on the winning 4 X 400 relay.

Sarah Rinehart won first place in the 800, and contributed legs in the 4 X 400 and 4 X 800 relays that won first place. She also took second in the 1600.

Morgan Lamb posted the only win by Century High in the 300 meter hurdles. Kristine Tennyson took second in the 1600 for the top South Carroll performance.

The Century boys saw junior Julian Woods take first in the 110-meter and 300-meter hurdles and long jump along with second in the triple jump.

Liberty was led by Kyle Hawkins with a second in the 1600 and seconds in the 4 X 400 and 4 X 800 relays. South Carroll saw Ethan McBryde leap to second in the long jump while fellow senior Ryan Patrick was third in the shot put and discus.

For a complete results see http://carrollcountyrunning.com.

In regional playoff action, the Century High softball team advanced behind a no-hitter by senior pitch Alyssa Dixon. The Knights downed Francis Scott Key 2-0.

Century High travels to South Carroll Monday for a 4:30 p.m. second-round game in the Class 2A West region.


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