Baltimore County

March 29, 2006

Francis Obua, Overlea



STATS -- The senior captain was a member of the Falcons' Class 2A state title-winning 800-meter relay team and is a contender for the Baltimore County title in the 100 and 200 meters. Competing at 55 meters this past winter, Obua was a Class 2A North regional runner-up and was fourth at states.

SIDELINES -- Obua is an honors student in social studies and English.He also is a peer mentor in his church. A three-year starting football player, Obua was an integral part of the Falcons' run to the Class 2A North regional title game. As a cornerback, Obua blocked a punt, had an interception and forced two fumbles. Obua, 5 feet 6 and 165 pounds, was also a reserve running back and holds two school weight-lifting records.

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