SMITHSBURG, MD.— At the Smithsburg Invitational track and field meet it was the Washington High girls winning the team championship (with 114 points) and the Jefferson boys claiming their own title (with 128 points) in their division.
Washington’s girls prevailed over runner-up Catoctin (74 points), third-place Smithsburg (70 points), and eighth-place Jefferson (32 points).
The Jefferson boys outdistanced Stone Bridge (Va.) and its 81 points. Third-place Catoctin had 78 points, while Washington finished in seventh place with 32 points.
In the girl’s division, Washington’s Devyn Hosby was the 100-meter winner with her time of 12.81.
Rhonda Rogombe won the 200-meters in 26.45 with Hosby finishing second in the sprint. Rogombe became a double-winner when she claimed the 400-meter dash in 58.79.
Caysie Irving gave the Patriots a win in the pole vault when she cleared 10-feet. Washington’s Sara Pifer was second to Irving.
The Patriots reeled off a win in 4×400 relay with a time of 4:10.9.
Jefferson’s lone win came from Allison Thomas in the 100 hurdles where she ran a winning time of 17.34.
Getting second places for the Patriots were Vivian Ruiz (1600) and the 4×800 relay unit.
In the boy’s division, Jefferson’s Dante Price registered a two-win performance in individual events when he defeated the 100-meter field in 11.09 and the 200-meter field in 22.46.
Eric Graf gave the Cougars an individual victory in the 1600 when he was clocked in 4:20.16. The 300 hurdles saw Jefferson’s Warren Gray defeat the field with his winning time of 40.74.
Washington’s Roland Rush topped the pole vault field when he cleared 14-feet.
Jefferson’s one winning relay came in the 4×100 when the Cougar foursome finished ahead of the competition with a time of 44.04.
The Cougars were second (1:32.20) in the 4×200 relay as well as the 4×400 relay.
Beginning with the Jim Taylor Relays, the Jefferson boys have won every meet they have entered this year.