The Northland High School girls and the Eastmoor Academy boys track and field teams captured championships in the City League meet held May 9 and 11 at Eastmoor.

The Northland High School girls and the Eastmoor Academy boys track and field teams captured championships in the City League meet held May 9 and 11 at Eastmoor.

It was the fifth league title in 13 seasons under coach Tom Fast for the Vikings girls, who scored 120.5 points as they won their first title since 2011.

Centennial was runner-up (94), followed by Eastmoor (80), Whetstone (66), Columbus East (59), Walnut Ridge (55), Independence (37), Beechcroft (30), Columbus South (22), Linden-McKinley (16.5), Briggs (12.66), Mifflin (11.33), Columbus West (9), Africentric (4) and Columbus International (3).

Drake Kirkland won the 100-meter hurdles (15.55 seconds) and the 300 hurdles (46.34) and also ran on the first-place 800 relay (1:43.5) to lead Northland.

The Eastmoor boys scored 156.5 points to win their sixth consecutive league title. Centennial was runner-up (67.5), followed by Walnut Ridge (63.5), Beechcroft (62), East (59.5), Independence (45), Whetstone (39), Northland (36.5), South (28.5), Marion-Franklin (18), Linden (16), Mifflin (14), Briggs (6) and International (6).

Malik Crockett led Eastmoor, winning the 800 (2:00.5) and running on two championship relays – the 1,600 relay (3:23.21) and the 3,200 (8:15.21).

East's Asa Burke captured titles in the 100 (10.79), 200 (21.85) and 400 (49.34). It was his third consecutive 200 league title.

Linden's Jeffery Floyd, the two-time defending Division II state champion in the high jump, also captured his third league title in a row as he went 6 feet, 6 inches.