SMITHSBURG, Md. (April 12) – Devyn Hosby won the 100- and 200-meter dashes and Rhonda Rogombe won the 400-meter and high jump to lead the Washington girls’ track and field program to a second-place finish of 10 schools during the Charas Heurich Invitational in Smithsburg.
Washington’s Sara Pifer won the pole vault with a jump of 10 feet, 6 inches and Kristin Williams placed second in both the shot put (30-03) and discus (79-11) to help lead the Patriots to a convincing runner-up posting behind Northwest.
The Washington boys’ program finished eighth of nine schools, led by a second place finish by Jake Kidwell in the 300 hurdles (42.58) and a second place finish by Adrian Baker in the pole vault (12-0).
Hosby’s time of 12.57 seconds in the 100 and 25.96 in the 200, were complimented by Rogombe’s time of 58.89 in the 400, and height of 5 feet, 8 inches in the pole vault. Rogombe also placed fifth in the 200 (27.05).
Destiny Harrison finished second in the 800 (2:28.65) and seventh in the 400 (1:05.29). Catrina Russell finished seventh in the 1,600 (5:49.37) and fourth in the 3,200 (12:52.52).
In the field, Lindsey Jackson placed fourth in the shot put (28-07.75), and Emma Banfield finished fifth in the discus (73-08).
Carmine Guynn placed fourth in both the high jump (4-06) and pole vault (8-00).
In the relays, the Washington girls placed fifth in the 4×100 (54.57 – Shayla Patton, Carmine Guynn, Lindsay Williams and McKenzie Turner), and the same runners finished fourth in the 4×200 (1:55.30).
The 4×400 relay team placed second (4:16.47 – Destiny Harrison, Christina Rogombe, Rachel Krowpman and Devyn Hosby).
On the boys side, Jourdan Maniray finished sixth in the 100 (11.79), sixth in the 200 (24.24) and seventh in the 400 (54.79).
Gabe Woods placed ninth in the 3,200 (12:36.56), while Garrett Henry finished ninth in the shot put (34-09).
Ethan Kilbride took fourth in the pole vault (11-0), followed by teammate Aron Tackett in sixth (10-0). – Jeff Brammer