WATKINS MILL, Md. -- Local children from ages 9 to 14 competed in the Hershey Track and Field Maryland State meet on Saturday.

For the boys, William Edmunds finished in first in the 100 meters, 200 meters and long jump in the 11-12 age group. In the same age group, Kamar Morton finished second in the long jump.

In the boys 9-10 group, Malachi Mazzetti finished first in the softball throw and Charles Sheppard finished third.

For the girls, Charlotte Edmunds, in the 9-10 age group, finished second in the softball throw.

Kiasia Collins, in the 13-14 age group, also finished second in the softball throw.

Five state participants will be invited to take part in the National Hershey Track and Field Competition, which is slated to take place