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Runner of the Year / Coach of the Year
RUNNER OF THE YEAR
Mountain View » Jr.
The repeat All-Met was runner-up at the Virginia AAA meet after winning his third straight Commonwealth District and second straight Northwest Region crowns. Porter became a Foot Locker Nationals finalist for the second year in a row after running 15:11 at the South Region meet.
COACH OF THE YEAR
The Colonials lost three of their top five runners from last season, but Ryan, in his 11th year, led his team to a postseason sweep, including its third Virginia AAA title in six years. The Colonials reached the Nike Team Nationals in Portland, Ore.
|Neal Darmody ||Nick Bax ||Brian Landry ||Joe LoRusso |
|Quince Orchard » Sr. ||St. Albans » Sr. ||Jefferson » Sr. ||Oakton » Sr. |
|Darmody won two major invitationals, including Glory Days. He also won the Montgomery County and the Maryland 4A West Region titles before finishing third at the state meet. ||The repeat All-Met was co-champion in the IAC with teammate Brian Rooney and won his second straight DC/Maryland Private Schools championship. ||Landry was the top runner on the area’s best team. He was co-champion at the Liberty District meet and fourth at the Virginia AAA championships in 15:28, a career best. ||LoRusso won his second straight Concorde District title, his first Northern Region crown and finished fifth at the Virginia AAA championships in a personal-best 15:33. |
|Andrew Palmer ||Johns Ross ||Joey Thompson |
|Whitman » Soph. ||Potomac School » Sr. ||Howard » Sr. |
|After a slow start to the season, Palmer finished second at the Montgomery County and Maryland 4A West Region championships and won the Maryland 4A crown. ||Won his second straight MAC title and ran 15:57 to win the VIS championship, becoming just the third runner to break 16 minutes on a tough Woodberry Forest course. ||Ran brilliantly in his first cross-country season, winning the Maryland 3A title in 16:16, the seventh fastest time in meet history. He also won the Howard County title. |
Graham Bazell » Atholton, Jr.
Dylan Bernard » Urbana, Sr.
Leoule Degfae » Edison, Jr.
Evan Heflin » Jefferson, Sr.
Neal Hendricks » Oakton, Jr.
Bradshaw Kenimer » T.C. Williams, Sr.
David Laratta » Quince Orchard, Sr.
Kyle Andrews, Oakland Mills, Sr.; Chris Brown, Mountain View, Sr.; Andrew Cerrito, Northern, Jr.; Brian Davenport, Jefferson, Soph.; Tihut Degfae, Edison, Jr.; Ray Delgado, Brentsville, Sr.; Josh Hardin, Potomac Falls, Jr.; Brian Hendricks, Oakton, Jr.; Stephen Henry, Mountain View, Sr.; Andrew Johnson, Brentsville, Brian Rooney, St. Albans, Sr.; Derek Lange, Wilde Lake, Sr.; Chris Moen, Walter Johnson, Sr.; Craig Morgan, River Hill, Jr.; Antonio Palmer, Gaithersburg, Jr.; Robert Patterson, DeMatha, Jr.; Cory Puffett, DeMatha, Soph.; Joey Racer, Clarke County, Jr.; Jonathan Sham, Wilde Lake, Jr.; Tyler Simmons, Osbourn Park, Sr.; Dylan Straughan, Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Jr.; Zach Sullivan, Spalding, Jr.; Charlie Waltrip, W.T. Woodson, Sr.; Chris York, Clarke County, Soph.; Wil Zahorodny, Damascus, Sr.