The All-Met boys outdoor track and field team gathers in the Haupt Garden, in front of the Smithsonian's Arts and Industries Building. Front row, left to right: Chris Stark (Springbrook), Alan Webb (South Lakes), Bobby Lockhart (Handley), Adrian Washington (DeMatha), David Driggers (Oxon Hill), Jason Fludd (Brooke Point). Back row: Jerry Harris (West Potomac), Andre Thompson (Spingarn), Jerod Void (Surrattsville), Chris Parsons (Northern), Coach Troy Shockley (Suitland), Dwayne Thomas (Northwestern), Terrence Brown (Patuxant), Rickey Harris (Centreville), Allen Simms (Eleanor Roosevelt). (By Mark Finkenstaedt - For The Post)
Athlete of the Year |
Coach of the Year
Athlete of the Year
Alan Webb, South Lakes, Jr.
Six-time All-Met ran mile in nation-leading 4 minutes 3.33 seconds at the Herbster Classic on May 20. Has nation's top times in 1,600 meters (4:03.43) and 800 meters (1:50.41). Posted 1,600-meter split time of 3:59.9 in leading South Lakes' distance medley relay to second place at Penn Relays.
Coach of the Year
Troy Shockley, Suitland
Has coached team to four major meet wins this season, including Prince George's County championships and Maryland 4A South Region championships. Team has won three state championships and eight regional titles in Shockley's seven seasons as coach.
Terrence Brown, Patuxent, Sr.
High jumper cleared area-best 6 feet 8 inches at a Southern Maryland meet in April; led team to SMAC title, anchoring winning 4x400-meter relay (49.7-second split).
David Driggers, Oxon Hill, Sr.
Undefeated in 100 meters this year. At T.C. Williams Invitational May 6, won 100 in 10.54 seconds and placed second in 200 (21.47). Anchored Maryland 4A South Region champion 4x400 relay.
Jason Fludd, Brooke Point, Sr.
Triple-jumped 47-7A at Dogwood Classic April 29. Also anchored area's second-ranked 4x100 relay team (41.3). Leads Virginia AAA Northwestern Region in 400 meters (49.1).
Jerry Harris, West Potomac, Sr.
At Penn Relays, ran second-fastest high school 400-meter split (46.6 seconds). Also anchored sixth-place small schools 4x100 relay team (42.66) and 10th-place 4x800 relay (8:02.88).
Rickey Harris, Centreville, Sr.
Six-time All-Met has run nation's second-best time in 110-meter hurdles (13.51) and fourth-best time in 400-meter dash (47.04). Second in area in 200 (21.22).
Bobby Lockhart, Handley, Soph.
Placed third in the mile at the Herbster Classic on May 20 in Charlotte, finishing in 4:10.32. The time ranks him fourth among U.S. high school milers.
Chris Parsons, Northern, Sr.
Two-time defending Maryland 3A champion placed fifth in shot put at Penn Relays (57-3A); has thrown shot 60-5 this season. Also leads area in discus (170-2).
Allen Simms, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sr.
Five-time All-Met won second straight Penn Relays triple jump title, leaping a nation-leading 51-9 inches. Also holds top area mark in long jump (23-2).
Chris Stark, Springbrook, Sr.
Maryland 4A West Region pole vault champion cleared 15-1 earlier this season, setting a new Maryland record. Vaulted 15-0 to win event at T.C. Williams Invitational.
Dwayne Thomas, Northwestern, Sr.
At T.C. Williams Invitational, won 800 meters in 1:52.92 and placed third in the 400 in 47.85. Won both events at Prince George's County and Maryland 4A South Region championships.
Andre Thompson, Spingarn, Sr.
Ran fastest 400-meter split time by a high school athlete at Penn Relays (45.9 seconds). Leads area in 100 (10.3) and 200 (21.00); second in 400 (47.12).
Jerod Void, Surrattsville, Jr.
Nationally ranked in 110 hurdles (14.4) and 300 hurdles (38.05); won Prince George's County championship in both events. Led 4x400 relay to time of 3:23.71 at Penn Relays.
Adrian Washington, DeMatha, Sr.
Led team to WCAC championship, winning 200 and 400 and placing second in 100. Ranked third in area in 400 (47.84). Ran in 4x100 relay that was first at T.C. Williams Invitational (42.44).
Unyime Akpan, Ballou; Nathan Alexander, H.D. Woodson; Bernie Carey, Episcopal; Ray Custis, Northwest; Byron Dunham, Brooke Point; Recardo Evans, Westlake; Preston Ephraim, Carroll; Kyle Farmer, Oakland Mills; Ron Frazier, Gaithersburg; Jeff Johnson, Oakland Mills; Luqman Kolade, Gonzaga; Lamar Lane, Woodbridge; Rico Lloyd, Potomac (Va.); Terrell Mackall, Patuxent; Steven Nance, Laurel; Delante Penn-Andrews, Eastern; Chris Scott, North County; Ashley Simmons, Lake Braddock.
Dan Antalics, O'Connell; Luis George, Long Reach; Steve Hayes, Churchill; Carlos Hunt, Westlake; Harun Iman, Wakefield; Ricardo Iracks, Ballou; Jason Lewis, Potomac (Va.); Matt Maline, Oakton; Busayo Ojumu, T.C. Williams; Tim Oliver, Lake Braddock; Jamaal Saunders, Potomac (Va.); Matt Seymour, Magruder; David Silver, Jefferson; James Small, McLean; L.A. Snead, Robinson; Ben Stern, Georgetown Day; Mike Styczynski, River Hill; Jimmy Thayer, Potomac (Va.).
Joe Almand, North Stafford; Jay Colbert, Gaithersburg; Nick Fambro, Oakland Mills; Robert Fowler, Handley; Sean Washington, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes; Nathaniel Guernsey, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes; Ike Hamilton, Potomac Falls; Yeahmu Kyne, Eleanor Roosevelt; Adam Leach, Northern; Jerome Nichols, Sidwell Friends; Erik Portillo, Marshall; Teddy Presley, Oakton; Brandon Royster, Fairfax; Chris Smith, Culpeper; T.J. Stahl, Marshall; David Sullivan, Centreville; Mike Waters, La Plata; Alton West, Patuxent.
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