County Harriers Sweep

November 10, 1991

County harriers swept the individual titles at the Class 3A and Class 2A regional races at Harford Glen a week ago.

C. Milton Wright'sBrian Harris and Stacy Servia won the Class 3A Region II championships Nov. 1. The Harford County champions, Harris and Servia led their teams to second-place finishes.

Bel Air upset the Mustangs in the boys race, edging its rivals bya single point. Led by Bryan Fitzpatrick (fourth, 17:46), Bel Air scored 49 points. Eric Bell (ninth, 18:46), Jared LeClair (12th, 18:52), Glenn Durfee (13th, 19:04) and Clint Apland (15th, 19:08) scored for the Bobcats.

For county champ C. Milton Wright, Harris won in 17:24, followed by teammate Troy Morse in 17:33. Tim Hall (14th, 19:06), Greg Stephen (16th, 19:10) and Chris Parkinson (20th, 19:17) also scored.

In the girls race, Servia's time of 21:02 beat Catonsville's Jaime Amirault by 31 seconds, but Catonsville took the title, 35-43. Amy Altman (sixth, 22:38), Erin Bralich (ninth, 23:07), Lauren Davis (13th, 24:05) and Theresa Molnar (14th, 24:08) were the top Mustangs finishers.

Bel Air was fourth with 90 points. Led by Julie Foster (10th, 23:15), the Bobcats also scored with Kathy Stitz (16th, 24:23), Tina Linz (21st, 25:26), Jessie Loberstein (23rd, 26:18) and Colleen Akehurst (27th, 27:14).

Aberdeen was led by Michelle Haulsey (24th, 26:23). The rest of the Eagles -- Tanya Lee, Sherri Edwards, Jessica Soler and Cindi Bagley -- were the final four runners to finish. But since several schools did not field complete teams, the Eagles snagged the fifth and last place among the girls teams.

In Class 2A Region IV, run at Harford Glen on Oct. 31, North Harford's Matt Piotrowski and Lucy Howard took the titles.

In the boys race, Piotrowski finished in 18:13, followed by Wicomico's Jon Douglas in 18:24. The Hawks finished second in the team standings with 67 points. Wicomico won with 31.

Dan Marcum (sixth, 19:40), Matt Bochniak (17th, 22:12), Randy Garner (19th, 22:26) and Ryan McCallum (27th, 23:46) alsoscored for North Harford.

Howard ran away with the girls title. Her 21:58 finish beat Kristen Raffetto (24:36) of James M. Bennett. North Harford won the team title, as none of the other four teams entered fielded complete squads.

Heather Gosier, Mary Weber, Heather Cicone and Donna Winker scored for the Hawks in the field of 11 runners. Edgewood's Rachael Bair and Dorothy Strater also finished.

The top two teams and the top 15 runners in each race qualified for the state finals, scheduled to run yesterday at Western Maryland College.

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