2018 WINTER ALL-MET

The following student-athletes have been selected to The Washington Post’s 2018 Winter All-Met team for boys’ indoor track and field:

ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

Eric Allen Jr., Sr., Bullis

The Tennessee signee was dominant in his final high school indoor season for Bullis. He clocked the nation’s top time in the 200 meters (20.91 seconds at the University of Kentucky High School Invitational) and the second-best time in the 300 meters (32.84 at The VA Showcase), and he finished second in the 55-meter dash at the Millrose Games with a personal-best time of 6.36. Allen helped Bullis set a meet record at the Millrose Games in the 4×200 (1:27.16) and was part of the Bulldogs’ area-best 4×400 team that finished in 3:19.42 at the Dr. Sander Invitational.

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FIRST TEAM

Sam Affolder, Jr., Loudoun Valley

The cross-country athlete of the year clocked the area’s top time in the 1,600 meters (4:11.27) and later took home a Virginia state title. He was also state runner-up in the 1,000 (2:31.27) and anchored Loudoun Valley to a national high school record in the 4xMile (17:01.82) at the New Balance Nationals.

Decker Barborek, Sr., Fairfax

He was the area’s top pole vaulter, clearing 15 feet at the Patriot District championships. He also was the Virginia Class 6 state runner-up in the 500 meters.

Jabari Bennett, Sr., Washington-Lee

He broke the meet record to win the Virginia Class 6 shot put title (64 feet 6.5 inches) and cap an undefeated season.

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Caden Billak, Sr., Centreville

He won district, region and state titles in the long jump, capping a stellar season with a personal-best mark (23 feet 10.25 inches) at the Virginia Class 6 state championships.

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Colton Bogucki, Sr., Loudoun Valley

The Virginia recruit holds the top area time in the 1,000 meters (2:29.10) and helped Loudoun Valley to the Virginia Class 4 state team title with a second-place finish in the 1,600 (4:19.47) and a meet-record 4×800 relay finish. He was also part of the Vikings’ national record-setting 4xMile relay team.

Chauncey Chambers, Sr., R.E. Lee

The district, region and state champion in the triple jump finished with a personal-best 48-9.75 at the Virginia Class 5 state championship.

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Ethan Fogle, Sr., Archbishop Carroll

He secured an area-best time in the 500 meters (1:05.31) in his first-place finish at the D.C. state championships. He also had one of the top area times in the 300 (34.61).

Joshua Prince Gilliard, Sr., Colgan

The United States Military Academy recruit posted personal- and area-best indoor marks in the high jump (6 feet 8 inches) at the Christopher Newport University High School Winter Frolic, and he capped the season with a Virginia state title.

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Ryan Lockett, Sr., Poolesville

The Virginia-bound senior clocked the top area time in the 3,200 meters (9:22.37) and was among the top finishers in the 800 (1:57.29).

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Donovan Louis, Sr., Potomac Senior High

The Virginia Tech signee’s area-best long jump (24-3.25) is among the best in the nation. He also ran a blazing 6.43-second 55 meters to win the Virginia Class 5 state title and helped Potomac to a state title and meet record in the 4×200.

Eldon Phillips, Sr., Northwood

He posted the best area time in the 800 (1:55.18) and claimed Maryland 4A region and state titles in the 500.

Brendon Stewart, Sr., DeMatha

He posted some of the nation’s fastest sprint times, tying for first at the Millrose Games in the 55-meter dash (6.34 seconds) and winning the 300 at The VA Showcase (33.86). He also helped DeMatha to a third-place finish in the 4×200 at the New Balance Nationals (1:27.55).

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Daniel Whitfield, Sr., Wise

The senior holds the area’s fastest time in the 55-meter hurdles (7.34).

COACH OF THE YEAR

Michael Hughes, T.C. Williams

In his 25th season with the program, the veteran coach guided the Titans to a region title and Virginia Class 6 state runner-up finish. He oversaw many exceptional state performances in field, sprint and relay events, including the state title-winning 4×200 relay team.

RELAYS

4×800: Loudoun Valley (Connor Wells, Jacob Hunter, Colton Bogucki, Sam Affolder), 7:39.30

4×400: Bullis (Eric Allen Jr., Austin Allen, Ashton Allen, Sydney Peal), 3:19.42

4×200: Bullis (Eric Allen Jr., Ashton Allen, Bryce Watson, Caleb Mauney), 1:26.77

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HONORABLE MENTION

Marcus Abrams, Sr., Arundel

Elian Ahmar, Sr., Broadneck

Bryan Ahouman, So., Potomac Senior High

Ashton Allen, So., Bullis

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Michael Altenburg, Sr., Robinson

Peter Antonetti, Sr., Gaithersburg

Blaine Ashton, Sr., R.E. Lee

Ibrahim Bangura, Jr., T.C. Williams

Andrew Birgin, Sr., Walter Johnson

Rawle Brebnor Jr., Sr., Potomac Senior High

Casey Buckley, Sr., Westfield

Edward Cerne, Jr., Lake Braddock

Garrison Clark, Jr., Severna Park

Kai Cole, Sr., T.C. Williams

Nick Cross, Jr., DeMatha

Andrew Delvecchio, Sr., Lake Braddock

Justin Diehl, Jr., Calvert

Clark Edwards, Sr., Rock Ridge

Clarence Foote-Talley, Jr., Northwest

Daniel George, Sr., Oxon Hill

David Giannini, Jr., Gonzaga

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Aaron Hackett, Sr., Largo

Jacob Hunter, Jr., Loudoun Valley

Jaedon Joyner, Jr., Bowie

Arno Landry-Fonkoue, Sr., Phelps

Andrew Lang, Jr., South County

Alex Loukili, Sr., South Lakes

Mathew Mckiver, Sr., Annandale

Ratez McLaurin, Sr., Westlake

Sam McLendon, Sr., South County

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Khaloni Mganga, Sr., Northwest

Matthew Mitchell, Jr., Potomac Senior High

Peter Morris, Sr., Loudoun Valley

Sean Murphy, Sr., Woodgrove

Divinus Muteba, Sr., Northwest

Adam Nakasaka, Sr., Bethesda-Chevy Chase

Brandon Osazuwa, Sr., St John’s

Chase Osborne, Sr., Northwest

Jay Pendarvis Jr., So., Annandale

Terrence Sakyi, Sr., T.C. Williams

Zackary Sampson, Jr., Oxon Hill

Randy Serville, Sr., Oxon Hill

Xavier Shirley, Jr., South River

Alex Strong, Sr., La Plata

Garrett Suhr, So., Richard Montgomery

Brandon Tunson, Sr., C.H. Flowers

Cameron Vereen, Sr., Oakland Mills

Jordan Walker, Sr., St. Stephen/St. Agnes

Trevor Walker, Sr., Battlefield

Daniel Walsh, Sr., T.C. Williams

Connor Wells, Jr., Loudoun Valley

Jacob Westerfield, Jr., Battlefield

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