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Arundel Relays Boys' Recap
By: Michael Horsey

Montgomery County boys’ track teams took three of the top four places in the 39th Annual Anne Arundel County Relays at Annapolis High School. Georgetown Prep outscored Damascus 59-51 to pace the 21 team field, while Old Mill and Walter Johnson were third and fourth.

Prep won two of the last three races to secure the team title. Prep won the 4x400m relay in the outstanding time of 3:21.2. Senior Garvey Young, in his first year of running track, led off in 49.7, followed by sophomore Nick Letourneau in 50.2, Ramsey Chapin in 51.2, and senior Ifeanyi Edochie in 50.1. Chapin had led off in 3:09 on the 1200m leg in Prep’s winning distance medley, with sophomore Joseph Woiwode running 2:01, in his season debut; Edochie running 50.4 and junior Carl Dennis anchoring in 2:02. Chapin and Dennis ran 4:22 and 4:30 in their third place effort in the 4x1600m, won by Walter Johnson in 18:23.0. WJ also finished second to Gilman in the 4x800m relay, 8:12.9 to 8:18.0.

Prep was strong in the jumps with Young going 45’9.25” in the triple jump and senior Reggie Thomas going 42’4.25” to pace the team’s second place effort. Prep won the long jump with all three boys going over 20’. Westlake won the speedy 4x200m relay over Annapolis, in 1:28.0, with Prep fifth at 1:31.9. Annapolis won the 4x100m relay in 42.1 ahead of Westlake in 42.5. Prep ran a season best of 43.9 to finish 7th.


2008-05-04 15:39:23

there were other teams there besides prep ya know...

2008-05-04 18:32:22

well, i guess prep dominated the whole meet

Track Coach
2008-05-04 20:05:03

I'm sorry about how the article sounded. It was written by a former Prep coach that attended the meet. There were many great performances by many other teams that should have been noted. The person writing the article only had access to Prep splits. I apologize that the article sounded one sided. Prep had a great meet but only because the overall competition in all the events was of such high quality. The girls' performances were equally impressive.

2008-05-07 20:05:56

watch out for devante thomas of damascus. he's gonna be nice

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