Local athletes only brought back one medal from the Maryland state track and field championships last week at Morgan State University, but there were a few good individual performances.

Ryan Straight, an Eastern Tech senior, took second in the Class 2A boys shotput with a distance of 45-9.

The gold medal went to Wamon Kendron of North Caroline, with a distance of 49-11.5.

Eastern Tech senior Keith Chatmon finished fourth in the Class 2A boys 110 hurdles and sixth in the 300 hurdles, scoring eight team points for the Mavericks.

Chatmon had a time of 15.17 (winning time: 14.14) in the 110 hurdles and 41.51 (winning time: 38.91) in the 300 hurdles.

Darius Adams finished seventh in the 100-meter dash for Eastern Tech with a time of 11.35., and was also seventh in the 200-meter dash in 23.17.

Micah Frempong, an Eastern Tech sophomore, finished 13th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:09.13.

Zachary Lang, a Maverick junior, took 13th in the shotput (39-0) and 12th in the discus (115-1).

For the Eastern Tech girls, Autumn Burgess finished seventh in the 200 meters with a time of 27.12, while Chelsea Umezurike was seventh in the 300 hurdles in 46.85.

Burgess was also 13th in the long jump with a distance of 15-3.

The 3,200-relay team of Reese Kropp, Makayla Brown, Katie Stevenson and Karson Marcellino was 14th with a time of 11:39.1.

For Chesapeake, Atinuke Fakunie finished eighth in the Class 1A girls 200-meter dash with a time of 26.77.

Makayla Davis was sixth in the shotput for the Bayhawks with a distance of 33-8.5, and took 10th in the discus with a throw of 95-4.

Eastern Tech was 12th in the Class 2A boys team standings with 20 points. Oakdale won the boys team title over Centruy 85-68.

The Maverick girls were in 27th place, scoring four points, while Hereford won the team title over Harford Tech 94-82.

Chesapeake was 25th in the Class 1A girls team standings with four points. Largo won the title over Douglass (Prince George’s), 90.5 to 74.

Lackey won the Class 1A boys team title, 78-62 over Largo.

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by AvenueNews.com

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