On Friday night, the Owls track & field teams traveled to CCBC-Essex’s Holiday Invitational, where the Boys team placed 5th of 16 teams. The Owls’ performances were highlighted by Taishaun Craddock, who regained the #1 position in 3A Maryland in the 55m Hurdles with a performance of 7.89 seconds.
Other top-5 performances for the Owls on Friday night include:
-Thomas Hamby – 3rd (Shot Put)
-Marquis Marable – 3rd (55)
– Craddock, Malachi Phoenix, Malik Brown, & Collin Kratz – 4th (4x160m Relay)
-Malik Brown – 5th (Pole Vault)
On the Girls competition, Keyona Henry threw a personal best of 28’ 1” in the Shot Put, which currently ranks her #4 in Baltimore County. Shawnie Allen placed 8th in the Shot, while teaming up with Madison Sautter, Semaj Jones, & Ta’Niya Johnson to place 8th in the 4x160m Relay.
On Saturday, select members of the Owls track & field team traveled south to the PGSportsplex to compete in the Howard County Winterfest – one of the largest meets in area, comprising of 70 teams from Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, & Washington DC.
In the 300m, Taishaun Craddock ran a time of 36.40 & Marquis Marable ran 37.30, which are the #3 & #8 performances in 3A Maryland this season. The duo combined with Jordan Williams & Adam Lmansour to run 1:34.33 in the 4x200m Relay, a new indoor school mark and a 3A Maryland #3 performance.
After two weeks of competition, Dundalk has a total of 6 top-10 performances in 3A Maryland:
-Taishaun Craddock (#1 in 55m Hurdles, #3 in 300m)
-4x200m Relay of Williams, Marable, Lmansour, Craddock (#3)
-Thomas Hamby (#4 in Shot Put)
-Marquis Marable (#8 in 300m)
-Malik (tied for #8 in Pole Vault)