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BCPS celebrates 2024 spring athletics state champions

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TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools is celebrating its high school athletic teams and student-athletes recognized as state champions for the 2024 spring season. The Girls Track & Field teams at Hereford and Woodlawn high schools saw continued success this spring, earning state championships after recently being crowned champions for the 2023-2024 indoor season.
“It is wonderful to see so many BCPS student athletes recognized for their teamwork and work ethic,” said BCPS Superintendent Dr. Myriam Rogers. “As we celebrate these amazing achievements, I would also like to take a moment to thank their coaches, athletic trainers, physical education teachers, and families for their guidance and support.”
The following student-athletes and teams were honored:
Team State Champions
Girls Track & Field Class 2A – Hereford High School
                Coaches John Roemer IV and Adam Hittner
Girls Track & Field Class 4A – Woodlawn High School
                Coach Joey Young
Individual & Relay State Champions
Boys 100m Class 2A – Ameer Mowad, Eastern Technical High School
                Coach Tim Sweeney
Boys 200m Class 2A – Ameer Mowad, Eastern Technical High School
                Coach Tim Sweeney
Boys 110m Hurdles Class 1A  – Ojigwe Olua, Western School of Technology
                Coach Mark Reedy
Boys High Jump Class 2A – Jadon Gaines, Hereford High School
                Coaches John Roemer IV and Adam Hittner
Boys Shot put Class 1A – Elijah Smith, Western School of Technology
                Coach Mark Reedy
Girls 100m Class 4A – Arayana Ladson, Woodlawn High School
                Coach Joey Young
Girls 400m Class 2A – Danielle Perez, Randallstown High School
                Coach Jerry Roney
Girls 3200m Class 2A – Rebekka Hillier, Hereford High School
                Coaches John Roemer IV and Adam Hittner
Girls 100m Hurdles Class 1A – Ogechi Ozoukwu, Western School of Technology
                Coach Shawn Waller
Girls 400m Hurdles Class 4A – Destiny Coleman, Woodlawn High School
                Coach Joey Young
Girls 300m Hurdles Class 1A – Ta’Leah Phillips, Pikesville High School
                Coach Greg Hrinda
Girls 4x100m Relay Class 4A – Jordan Christie, Destiny Coleman, Kenya Merritt, and Anjela Fitzhugh – Woodlawn High School
                Coach Joey Young
Girls 4x400m Relay Class 2A – Niyona Watson, Trinity Jordan, Danielle Perez, and Taylor Garrett, Randallstown High School
                Coach Jerry Roney
Girls 4x400m Relay Class 4A – Leenia Teah, Arayana Ladson, Kenya Merritt, and Nikiyah Williams – Woodlawn High School
                Coach Joey Young

“Please join me in congratulating all our BCPS student athletes on a successful spring season,” said Michael Sye, director of the BCPS Department of Athletics. “We are truly grateful to our coaches and families for their dedication and encouragement. It was amazing to see so many of our Track & Field student athletes perform at such a high level this spring, but regardless of championship, it is wonderful to see so many Baltimore County students continue to have the opportunity to develop important life skills by participating in athletics programs.”

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