Rani Jones became the first athlete in Oakdale HIgh School history to win a tennis state championship. She defeated Kallista Liu of Marriott’s Ridge 6-1, 6-0 in the state 2A Girl’s Singles title match on May 25th at the Wilde Lake Tennis Club in Columbia, Md. Coach Shaun Weiss told the Frederick News Post that Rani plays hard for every point and knows how to react to every return.
Michael Belmaggio of Linganore HIgh School won the 3A State Championship 3,200 meter run in a time of 9 min., 28.82 seconds on May 24th at the Maryland Outdoor State Track and Field Championships at Morgan State University in Baltimore. The First Place finish will go with his State Indoor Title earlier this year and his State Cross Country Title last Fall.
Coach Andres Wright told the Frederick News Post that Michael has put together one of the finest running careers in Linganore HS history.
WFMD Sports congratulates both athletes on their winning performances and we congratulate their schools on their outstanding sports programs.