The fast section of the girls 800 at the 3A East regionals was an all-out dash to hit the automatic qualifying standard. (Photo by Craig Amoss)
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4A West Boys 800 (Video): A close race, one that didn't feature Richard Montgomery's Garrett Suhr went down to the wire. Another Rocket stepped up in his place: senior Aidan Goldenberg-Hart won both the 1600 and 800, edging Northwood's Lamine Fofana by just three hundredths of a second in the latter.
4A West Girls 3200 (Video): Charlotte Turesson finally gained the upper hand - at least for a day - in her back-and-forth rivalry with Jenna Goldberg. After winning the 1600 the Richard Montgomery junior also came back to win the 3200 as both girls ran two of the fastest times (11:20 and 11:26) at the Armory this year.
2A West Boys 800: Kyle Lund's 1:53.45 performance at Hagerstown Community College last weekend is still a US #4 time.
4A East Boys 3200 (Video): Another matchup between Anne Arundel County rivals Sam Keeny, Tanner Piotrowski, Jake Gelfand and James Dennison. The lead changed hands a few times before Keeny edged Piotrowski in a battle of two of the top distance runners in the state. Overall, seven boys hit the auto qualifying mark.
4A East Girls 1600 (Video): After focusing mainly on the 500 and 800 in her return to the track, South River's Bronwyn Patterson made her way back to the 1600 (in which she won last year's indoor title). Patterson used her speed to outkick the rest of the group - one that featured 11 girls (ten in the fast section) who qualified for states.
3A East Girls 800 (Video): Another race that featured a small army of state qualifiers, Oakley Olson paced the field in 2:24.20. In total, eight girls hit the advancement standard, and a ninth (Huntingtown's Jenna McMaster) was just shy.