Three hundred thirty-one athletes and 29 coaches from across the region were honored Tuesday at the 30th Annual Washington Post All-Met Sports Luncheon. Over the past 30 years, The Washington Post has applauded the best in high school athletics. The Post also spotlighted the accomplishments of four individuals who have made outstanding contributions to their field of sports and their high school athletic programs, have excelled athletically and academically and served their communities beyond the field and classroom. These signature All-Met Award winners include:
- Michael L. Trilling Award: Maggie Phillips, Loudoun County High School Volleyball and Basketball
- Michael L. Trilling Award: Louis Colson, Thomas A. Edison High School Cross-Country and Track and Field
- Donald Huff Award: Kenneth “Buddy” Burkhead, Metropolitan Police Boys and Girls Club and St. Albans School Baseball, Basketball and Football Coach
- Morgan Wootten Award: Terry Terrill, Riverdale Baptist School Baseball Coach
Former Washington Redskin and NFL All-Pro athlete Brian Mitchell served as the keynote speaker at the All-Met Luncheon. “It was indeed a pleasure today to have the opportunity to speak to some of the best assets The DC Metropolitan area has to offer,” said Mitchell, a host and analyst for SportsTalk Live with Brian Mitchell. “I really enjoyed the event and was impressed to hear that the athletes were as successful in the classroom as they are on the playing fields. I left being thoroughly moved and feeling that the future is definitely in good hands.”
Photos from the event can be accessed here.
Hightlights from the All-Met luncheon can be seen below.
Also, below see a highlight reel of plays from the 2013-2014 year in high school sports in the area.