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1998 All-Met Outdoor Boys Track and Field

Thursday, June 4, 1998; Page J15

  • Player of the Year
  • First Team
  • Honorable Mention

  • Top Performances
  • Selection Process

    James Carr
    Courtland Junior
    — Area's best high jump of 7 feet 2, one inch shy of national best this season by a high school athlete.
    — Undefeated in high jump this season.
    — Virginia AAA Commonwealth District and Northwestern Region champion.

    Athlete School Class

    Pat Conway West Springfield Sr.
    Highlights: Repeat All-Met. Virginia AAA Northern Region champion in the 1,600 meters. Will attend Notre Dame.

    Kyle Farmer Oakland Mills Fr.
    Highlights: Won 100, 200, 400 and anchored winning 4x400 relay team at Maryland 1A championships.

    Rickey Harris Centreville Soph.
    Highlights: Set three records in Virginia AAA Concorde District meet and the 300 hurdles record at Northern Region championship (36.88 seconds).

    Paul Kent Bowie Sr.
    Highlights: Maryland 4A champion in 800. Area's fastest time of 1:54.7.

    Andrew Long Oakland Mills Sr.
    Highlights: Maryland 1A champion in the shot put (area best of 57-7) and discus. Will attend Maryland.

    Thaddeus Minshall Landon Jr.
    Highlights: Won 800, 1,500 and 3,200 at IAC championships.

    Ato Modibo High Point Sr.
    Highlights: Repeat All-Met. Won 200 and 400 at Md. 4A championships. Will attend Clemson.

    Dante Myles Carroll Jr.
    Highlights: Three-time MVP of WCAC championships. Won 100 (10.86) and 200 (22.19) at championships.

    Michael Newell Potomac Jr.
    Highlights: Won long jump and 100 at Va. AAA Northwestern Regional meet. Area's best long jump at 24-5.

    Richard Stark Springbrook Jr.
    Highlights: Md. 4A champion in the pole vault. Area's best vault at 14-6.

    Nick Welihozkiy West Springfield Jr.
    Highlights: Va. AAA Northern Region champion in shot put and discus. Area's best discus of 187-3.

    Tuan Wreh Richard Montgomery Sr.
    Highlights: Md. 3A champion in the high jump, long jump and triple jumps. Area's best triple jump at 49-9.

    Coach Sam Singleton, Oakland Mills
    Highlights: Led Scorpions to Md. 1A state title. Howard County team has won state titles five of last six years.

    Sprinters/hurdlers: Emem Akpan, Ballou; Phillip Barrett, Largo; Alphonso Borland, Eastern; Brandon Buchanan, Jefferson; Richard Bright, Hammond; Jason Caesar, McDonough; Jovens Colas, Lee; Jermaine Coles, T.C. Williams; Macon Davis, Chancellor; Kevin Dixon, Spingarn; Jeff Foy, Potomac; James Graham, Northwestern; Cameron Horton, Laurel; Eric LaHaie, Good Counsel; Matt McGuire, Richard Montgomery; Doug McMillan, West Springfield; Demond Mullen, Southern; Brandon Royster, Fairfax; Kenzie Stancil, T.C. Williams; Frank Tolen, Stonewall Jackson; Adrian Washington, DeMatha; Dwayne Vaughn, DuVal; Michael Williams, DeMatha.

    Middle distance/distance: Chaz Chalkley, O'Connell; Craig Carey, Lake Braddock; James Connelly, James Wood; Brad Einboden, St. Mary's Ryken; David Glynn, Walter Johnson; Antonio Gray, Ballou; Pat Helland, Paul VI; Kirwayne Holford, T.C. Williams; Sean Ianacone, Paul VI; Jason Lewis, Potomac; Matias Palavecino, Watkins Mill; Ernest Reynolds, H.D. Woodson; Jarrett Van Tine, Bethesda-Chevy Chase; Victor Thillet, Old Mill; Alan Webb, South Lakes; Chris Wilber, South Lakes.

    Field events: Tim Bilmanis, Thomas Stone; Nick Carter, W.T. Woodson; Doug Campbell, Eastern; Ickey Chuku, Largo; Eric Clement, Jefferson; Kevin Epps, Eastern; Mike Fambro, Oakland Mills; Josh Foreso, O'Connell; James Graham, Northwestern; Chris Gaines, Great Mills; Sheldon Hutchinson, Gaithersburg; David Lowery, Woodbridge; Jerry McClam, Gar-Field; Justin McElfish, Osbourn Park; Adrian Nelson, Carroll; Jamar Nolan, Chopticon; Tony Okanlawon, DeMatha; Oni Onwuemene, Good Counsel; Chris Parsons, Northern; John Rydzewski, Gaithersburg; Chris Smith, Long Reach; Cory Smith, Mount Vernon; Anthony Snukis, Old Mill; Delvin Tyler, Theodore Roosevelt; Dwayne Wright, Theodore Roosevelt.

    Track and Field Top Outdoor Performances
    Running events in meters
    100: 1, Ato Modibo, High Point, 10.24; 2, Dante Myles, Carroll, 10.38; 3, tie, Stephen Giles, DuVal and Mike Newell, Potomac (Va.), 10.41.

    200: 1, Modibo, High Point, 20.9*; 2, Alphonso Borlund, Eastern, 21.31; 3, Robert Wingate-Robinson, Northwestern, 21.4*.

    400: 1, Modibo, High Point, 45.86; 2, Doug McMillan, West Springfield, 48.31; 3, Chris Wilber, South Lakes, 48.39.

    800: 1, Paul Kent, Bowie, 1:54.7; 2, Antonio Gray, Ballou, 1:55.01; 3, Kirwayne Holford, T.C. Williams, 1:55.12.

    1,500: 1, Chaz Chalkley, O'Connell, 4:06.9; 2, Thad Minshall, Landon, 4:08.2; 3, Victor Thillet, Old Mill, 4:11.8.

    1,600: 1, Pat Conway, West Springfield, 4:16.58; 2, Craig Carey, Lake Braddock, 4:18.60; 3, Brad Einboden, St. Mary's Ryken, 4:18.84.

    3,000: 1, James Connelly, James Wood, 8:59.18; 2, Einboden, St. Mary's Ryken, 8:59.93; 3, Minshall, Landon, 9:00.99.

    3,200: 1, Pat Conway, West Springfield, 9:27.61; 2, Minshall, Landon, 9:30.1; 3, Alan Webb, South Lakes, 9:31.01.

    110 high hurdles: 1, Rickey Harris, Centreville, 13.68; 2, Matt McGuire, Richard Montgomery, 14.15; 3, tie, Phillip Barrett, Largo and Eric LaHaie, Good Counsel, 14.34.

    300 intermediate hurdles: 1, Harris, Centreville, 36.88; 2, Jermaine Coles, T.C. Williams, 37.86; 3, James Graham, Northwestern, 38.02.

    4x100 relay: 1, Eastern (Alphonso Borlund, Kevin Epps, Delonte Penn-Andrews, Marcus Smith), 41.8; 2, DuVal, 42.12; 3, tie, DeMatha, Brooke Point and Gaithersburg, 42.3.

    4x200 relay: 1, DeMatha (Adrian Washington, Jarrett Keys, Blake Pearson, Michael Williams), 1:25.50; 2, Eastern, Alphonso Kevin Marcus1:27.0; 3, DuVal, 1:27.82.

    4x400 relay: 1, Northwestern (Robert Wingate-Robinson, Kenneth Washington, Ali Najjar, James Graham), 3:14.46; 2, Spingarn, 3:19.50; 3, T.C. Williams, 3:19.52.

    4x800 relay: 1, West Springfield (Matt Scherrer, Peter Lukens, Doug McMillan, Pat Conway), 7:54.70; 2, Hayfield, 7:56.54; 3, Northwestern, 7:57.1.

    Sprint medley: 1, Ballou (Latroy Woodberry, Emem Akpan, Judah Brutus, Antonio Gray), 3:31.30; 2, Wilson, 3:36.29; 3, North County, 3:36.8.

    Distance medley: 1, West Springfield (Peter Lukens, Matt Scherrer, Doug McMillan, Pat Conway), 10:17.64; 2, Robinson, 10:37.43; 3, Lake Braddock, 10:43.8.

    Long jump: 1, Mike Newell, Potomac, (Va.), 24-5; 2, Chris Smith, Long Reach, 24-4; 3, Sheldon Hutchinson, Gaithersburg, 23-10.

    Triple jump: 1, Tuan Wreh, Richard Montgomery, 49-9; 2, Sheldon Hutchinson, Gaithersburg, 49-6; 3, Chris Smith, Long Reach, 47-3.

    High jump: 1, James Carr, Courtland, 7-2; 2, David Lowery, Woodbridge, 6-8; 3, tie, Wreh, Richard Montgomery; Ickey Chuku, Largo; Jamar Nolan, Chopticon and Nick Carter, W.T. Woodson, 6-6.

    Discus: 1, Nick Welihozkiy, West Springfield, 187-3; 2, Tim Bilmanis, Thomas Stone, 175-10; 3, Eric Clement, Jefferson, 175-5.

    Shot put: 1, Andrew Long, Oakland Mills, 57-7; 2, Justin McElfish, Osbourn Park, 55-8; 3, Anthony Snukis, Old Mill, 54-4.

    Pole vault: 1, Richard Stark, Springbrook, 14-6; 2, tie, Cory Smith, Mount Vernon; Tony Pesce, Atholton and Chris Gaines, Great Mills, 13-6.

    Coaches at more than 240 high schools in the Washington metropolitan area were invited to submit All-Met nominations. Selections were made by Bryan Tucker of The Washington Post's scholastic staff. Photographs by The Post's Gerald Martineau at The Bullis School in Potomac.

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