We have some amazing high school Steeplechasers shattering school records and competing at the county, regional, and state levels! Read on to learn more about some of them and their noteworthy accomplishments.
Maryland Public Secondary School Athletic Association Track and Field outdoor spring season has wrapped up with many successes by our youth runners. Following a season of outdoor meets, athletes compete in Championships including County, Central Maryland Conference, Regional by Division and then State by Division. It’s a grueling race schedule, competing weekly and sometimes on back-to-back days. Congratulations to our youth for all of their accomplishments! Go STEEPS!
Kamsi Obuekwe/ 11th grade / Tuscarora High School
Events: 1mile, 4×400, 4×800, 400m, 800m
Accomplishment: State Championship.
Adaeze Obuekwe/ 9th Grade / Tuscarora High
Events: 100m, 200m, 400m, 4×100, 4×200, 4×400
Gregory Vine / 10th Grade / Tuscarora High School
Events: 400, 4X400
Accomplishment: 56-second 400m!
Katherine Vine / 9th Grade / Tuscarora High School
Events: 4×100, 100M
Accomplishments: Qualifying to go to States as a Freshman!
David Tressler / 9th Grade / Oakdale High
Events: 4×800, 1600, 3200
Accomplishments: Finished 4th in Frederick County for 3200, breaking the school’s freshman 3200 record.
Jenna Conley / 10th Grade / Catoctin High School
Events: 800, 1600, 3200, 4×800, 4×400
Accomplishments: going to States and earning ribbons and PRs in all three events that she competed in (800, 1600, 3200).
Sofia Driver / 10th Grade / Frederick High School
Events: Distance medley relay, 1600, 3200
Accomplishments: PR’d in the mile at the CMC Championship Meet with a 5:58 result, after coming back from an injury lasting for most of the indoor season. Also, her distance medley relay team is currently ranked 3rd for the FHS school record and they are hoping to smash it next year!
Caroline Matthews / 10th Grade / Boonsboro High School
Events: 1600, 3200
Accomplishments: Finished 3rd in Maryland Division 1A in 1600 and 1st in 3200.
Renee Washart / 12th Grade / Middletown High School
Events: 4×800, 4X400
Accomplishments: Renee’s 4×400 team finished 2nd in states and the 4×800 team finished 7th. This is while coming back from ACL surgery.
Elian Mundo Varley / 9th Grade / Urbana High School
Events: 4×800, 1600
Accomplishment: PR’d in the mile at a home meet, the Urbana Quad Meet.