Einstein and Whitman captured Montgomery County indoor track titles last night at the University of Maryland's Reckord Armory.
Einstein won the boys title with 95 1/2 points. Walter Johnson was second with 68 and Springbrook was third with 50.
Whitman won the girls title with 122 points. Seneca Valley was second with 76 and Kennedy was third with 45 1/2 points. The top six finishers in each event qualified for the state finals in Baltimore Feb. 23.
Kennedy's Kim Mony won both the 1,600 and 3,200 meter runs yesterday. She was clocked in 5:31.4 for the 1,600 and 11:55.0 in the 3,200.
Seneca Valley's Chrissie Bauer won the shot-put in 35-feet-7 1/4 and the high jump at 4-4. Bauer had the fewest misses among the top four finishers who were each awarded a jump of 4-4. Whitman's Tom Eagleson won both the 1,600- and 3,200-meter races. Eagleson won the 1,600 in 4:31.3 and the 3,200 in 10:01.0.
Sisters Melanie and Karen Etz each won races yesterday. Melanie, a sophomore, won the 300 meters in 43.4 seconds and Karen won the 60 meter hurdles in 9.2 seconds.
"My coach was telling me to run for time," said Melanie. "This is the first time I have run the 300."
Whitman won the girls 1,600-meter relay in 4:31.0. Einstein won the boys 1,600-meter relay in 3:44.0. Whitman also won the girls 3,200 meter relay in 10:29.2. Springbrook won the boys 3,200 in 8:46.9.
"We had four solid 800 runners," said Springbrook's King Jordan of the 3,200 victory. Our times are solid around each other. It was a great anchorage by Chris Santy."
Einstein's Tim Edwards won the high jump with a 6-1 leap. Csaba Harris of B-CC won the shot put in 45-4 1/2. Toby Fried of Walter Johnson won the pole vault with a jump of 10-6. Frank Emerson of Gaithersburg was second with a 9-0 jump.