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High School Sports Cross Country

September 02, 2005

Numbers game

7 State crowns won by teams coached by Earl Lauer, most by an active coach in the area (1987, 1988 and 1989 with the Atholton girls program, 1989 with the Atholton boys and 1998, 1999 and 2004 with the River Hill boys).

12 State titles captured by teams coached by Kerry Ward, a Maryland record (1969 and 1973 with the Bethesda-Chevy Chase boys program, 1988, 1990, 1991 and 1992 with the Walt Whitman boys, 1976, 1977 and 1978 with the B-CC girls and 1990, 1991 and 1992 with the Whitman girls).

15 Consecutive Baltimore County championships won by the Dulaney girls team, the longest current streak in the area.

2004 winners

State

Boys

Class 4A: Broadneck

Class 3A: River Hill

Class 2A: Liberty

Class 1A: Beall

Girls

Class 4A: Eleanor Roosevelt

Class 3A: C. Milton Wright

Class 2A: Hereford

Class 1A: Loch Raven

League

Anne Arundel: Broadneck boys, Severna Park girls

Baltimore City: Mervo boys and girls

Baltimore County: Dulaney boys and girls

Carroll County: Liberty boys, Westminster girls

Harford County: Bel Air boys, C. Milton Wright girls

Howard County: River Hill boys, Centennial girls

Private schools: Archbishop Spalding boys (MIAA), Mercy girls (IAAM)

Notable absences

Allison Barnes, C. Milton Wright (swimming)

Lauren Childs, Bryn Mawr (personal reasons)

Ronnie Higgs, Mount Hebron (golf)

Trisha Repsher, Westminster (broken ankle)

Promising freshmen

Graham Bazell, Atholton

Laura Blevins, Chesapeake-AA

Hannah Carr, Severna Park

Casey Haddaway, Westminster

Kristen Malloy, Hereford

Nicole Shouse, Howard

Alli Thompson, Westminster

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