11 MPSSAA State Meet Records Broken!

New State Records

4A State Records Broken

(Watch Nick Spikes talk about his record-breaking performance!)

4A / Overall Boys 300m - Nick Spikes (Paint Branch) lowered the state record of 34.35 held by Kyle Farmer to 34.09.

4A Boys 3200 - James Partlow (Thomas Johnson) - Partlow ran 9:15.77 by himself, breaking Ryan Forsyth's record of 9:16.00

4A Boys 800 - Tsedeke Jakovics (Old Mill) - Jakovics ran 1:54.82 about a second faster than the former 4A record of 1:55.98 by Wayne Bartholomew from Quince Orchard in 2009.

4A Girls Pole Vault - Carson Boteler (Boradneck). Boteler jumped 11-09 to break the previous record of 11-0. Three other girls also broke the previous state record. Gabriela Umpierre (Thomas Johnson), Brunell Owusu (Thomas Johnson), and Bailey Smith (Urbana) all jumped 11-03. 

4A Girls 55m Hurdles - Destiny Coleman (Woodlawn). Coleman broke the magic 8-second barrier, running 7.96 to break the 4A record. 

3A State Records Broken

3A Girls 4x800m Relay - The River Hill girls ran 9:35.39 to break the previous record of 9:39.56 by Walter Johnson

2A State Records Broken

(Watch Erik Penkala talk about his record-breaking performance)

2A Boys 1600m Run - Eric Penkala (Southern-AA) ran 4:17.46 to break Robbie Creese's record of 4:18. 

2A Boys 55m Dash - Marlin Newsome (Centennial) - Newsome ran 6.38 to break the previous record of 6.39 by one one-thousandths of a second.

1A State Records Broken

(Watch Tressis Davis talk about her record-breaking performance)

1A Girls 300m - Tressia Davis (Friendly) ran 39.64 and lowered the previous record of 40.26 by over half a second!

1A Boys 500 - Furious Trammel (Catoctin) ran 1:05.67 to beat the previous record of 1:06.12. Trammel finished second last year to Cameron Rejoinis (Smithsburg) who previously had the record.

1A Boys High Jump - Larry Steward (Kent County) broke the record with his jump of 6-04.25.