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All-Met All-Mets
Front row (left to right): Coach Carl Rose, C.H. Flowers; Anthony Wiseman, DeMatha; Daryl Young, C.H. Flowers; Craig Gallimore, Lake Braddock; Awit Yohannes, Magruder. Back row: Marco Aguilar, Wilson; Robert Duru, Suitland; Derrick Brinkley, Carroll; Jeff Day, West Springfield; Steve Huntzinger, Robinson; Keith Bechtol, Jefferson. Not pictured: Jerome Miller, Colonial Forge, and Joseph Robinson, Potomac (Va.). (Kevin Clark - The Washington Post)

First Team |  Athlete of the Year
Coach of the Year  | Top Relay Teams | | Honorable Mention


Athlete of the Year
Robert Duru, Suitland, Sr.
Georgetown-bound sprinter led the Rams to their first Maryland 4A/3A championship after two years as runners-up. Won the 55 (6.41) and was runner-up in the 300 (35.65) at both county and state meets. Also ran on 4x200 and 4x400 relays that placed second in the state.



Coach of the Year
Carl Rose, C.H. Flowers
Founded program at the three-year-old Springdale school and rapidly built the Jaguars into this year's Maryland 4A/3A runner-up. The boys' team was also second in the 4A/3A East Region and placed third in the highly competitive Prince George's County championships. The girls' team, also coached by Rose, took fourth in the state. Before coming to Flowers, Rose guided DuVal to the 1999 3A/2A boys' state championship as well as five regional championships.



First Team
Marco Aguilar, Wilson, Sr.
Repeat All-Met won DCIAA titles in the 300 and 500 for the second straight year and anchored the champion 4x400 team.

Keith Bechtol, Jefferson, Sr.
Won Virginia AAA 3,200-meter championship in 9:22.84, one of nation's top 10 flat-track times. Won Northern Region 3,200. Will attend William & Mary.

Derrick Brinkley, Carroll, Sr.
Ran the nation's second-fastest time on a banked track (1:05.65) this season and anchored the third-place 4x400 team at the Nike Indoor Championships.

Jeff Day, West Springfield, Sr.
Northern Region's 1,000 and 1,600 champion anchored the 4x800 team that won second straight Nike Indoor Championships (7:50.25) and Virginia AAA title in state-meet record 7:51.96. Will run for Tennessee.

Craig Gallimore, Lake Braddock, Sr.
Three-time All-Met finished second in the 60-meter hurdles (8.02) at National Scholastic Indoor Championships and won Virginia AAA Northern Region 55 hurdles title (7.41). Will run for California.

Steve Huntzinger, Robinson, Sr.
Three-time All-Met won Virginia AAA shot put title, broke 27-year-old Northern Region record and threw 63 feet 7 inches-nation's second-longest this season. Will compete for William & Mary.

Jerome Miller, Colonial Forge, Jr.
Springbrook transfer won Virginia AAA title in high jump (6 feet, 8 inches); cleared Northwestern Region record 6-9-one of the nation's top 10 jumps.

Joseph Robinson, Potomac (Va.), Sr.
Virginia AAA 55 meters champion (6.32); ran the nation's fastest 55 time (6.26) this season. Placed fifth (6.86) in the 60 at the Nike Indoor Championships.

Anthony Wiseman, DeMatha, Soph.
Ran nation's fourth-fastest banked-track 200 meters (21.64), placing second at National Scholastic Indoor Championships. Anchored highly ranked 4x200 team and was top 10 nationally in the 60.

Awit Yohannes, Magruder, Sr.
Regional and Maryland 4A/3A champion in 1,600 and 3,200. Broke a 19-year-old state meet record in 1,600, finishing in 4:19.62.

Daryl Young, C.H. Flowers, Sr.
Ran 48.9-second split as anchor of Maryland 4A/3A champion 4x400 team. Also anchored 4x200 team that took third at states and Nike Indoor Championships. Won state title in 300 (35.63).



Honorable Mention

Afolabi Aromire, C.H. Flowers, Soph.; Ronnie Beard, Frederick, Sr.; Eric Best, C.H. Flowers, Sr.; Edwin Campbell, Paint Branch, Sr.; Tony Cole, Oakland Mills, Jr.; Leif Crago, Bowie, Sr.; Vernon Davis, Dunbar, Sr.; Darren Garrigan, Gar-Field, Sr.; Steve Gillard, Herndon, Sr.; Demario Harris, Annapolis, Sr.; Steve Hoogland, Lake Braddock, Sr.; Sean Leyh, Colonial Forge, Sr.; Christo Landry, Jefferson, Jr.; Randy Lee, Carroll, Fr.; Justin Loda, Madison, Sr.; Aaron Marshall, Bladensburg, Sr.; Isaac Matthews, Oxon Hill, Sr.; Matt Morrison, Paint Branch, Sr.; Timothy Nunn, T.C. Williams, Sr.; Reynold Smith, Forest Park, Sr.; C.R. Thomas, Linganore, Sr.; Rashaad Woodard, Bullis, Sr.; Anthony Weaver, Marshall, Jr.; Deyon Williams, Suitland, Sr.; DeAndre Wright, Ballou, Sr.



Top Relay Teams

4x200: DeMatha (Dominic Berger, Kai Roper, Joshua Wilson, Anthony Wiseman)
4x400: Carroll (Derrick Brinkley, Randy Lee, Michael Taylor, James Washington)
4x800: West Springfield (John Cook, Jeff Day, Tim Kwak, Joe McMahon)




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