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Track & Field
Front row (left to right): Tiffani Long, Long Reach; Amy Bilmanis, Thomas Stone; Murielle Ahoure, Hayfield; Tameka Jameson, Eleanor Roosevelt; Andria Smallwood, Ballou; Fallon Hutcherson, Potomac (Va.); Nakeisha Wineglass, Hayfield; Bever-leigh Holloway, Eleanor Roosevelt; Krystin Lawson, Riverdale Baptist. Second row: Shylan Bumbrey, James Monroe; Sarah Bowman, Fauquier; Veronica Salcido, Wootton; Steven Duplinsky, Georgetown Prep; Brad Siragusa, Chantilly; Afolabi Aromire, C.H. Flowers; Kai Roper, DeMatha; Ashley Haislip, Lake Braddock; Kharya Brown, Brooke Point. Back row: Coach Gregory Johnson, Long Reach; Christopher Richardson, Hayfield; Abe Dagnachew, Herndon; Larrone Moore, Northwestern; Andrew Jesien, Walter Johnson; Jon Cowden, Lake Braddock; Jeremy Samuels, DeMatha; Anthony Simmons, Oxon Hill; Romaine McKay, Eleanor Roosevelt; Travis Swaggard, Hayfield; Brandon Miles, Oxon Hill; Coach Janet Liimatta, Old Mill. (John McDonnell - The Washington Post)

Athlete of the Year
Coach of the Year
Top Relay Teams
Honorable Mention

Athlete of the Year
Walter Johnson, Sr.

The All-Met Runner of the Year for cross-country, Jesien had just as much success on the track. His highlight was the Penn Relays championship in the mile run, which he ran in 4 minutes 10.80 seconds, third best in the nation this season. Jesien also ran a split of 1:54.2 on the Wildcats' 4x800 relay, which finished fourth at the Penn Relays. Will run for Virginia.

Coach of the Year
Old Mill

A year after winning the Maryland 4A title, the Patriots continued their success this season under Liimatta, who is in her seventh year at the Millersville school. Old Mill won the Anne Arundel County title for the fifth consecutive season. The Patriots also won the Knights Invite, the Evans/Luce Invitational and the Anne Arundel Relays.

Top Relay Teams
4x100: Old Mill (Ethan Burney, Terrell Ingram, Isiah Johnson, Steve Holmes)
4x400: DeMatha (Michael Lemon, Kai Roper, Dante Buckner, Jeremy Samuels)
4x800: Walter Johnson (Khalil Francis, Ben Fowler, Danny George, Andrew Jesien)
DMR: Eleanor Roosevelt (Kelli Thibou, Anthony Walker, Romaine McKay, Mikias Gelagle)

First Team
The three-time All-Met battled injuries but was still one of the area's most feared long sprinters. He ran a 1:56 split on the Jaguars' 4x800 relay and had a season-best 21.7 in the 200. Will run for Florida.
JON COWDEN | Lake Braddock, Sr.
The area's top discus thrower, Cowden placed fifth at the Penn Relays with a throw of 169-10. His season's top throw: an area-best 177-7.
ABE DAGNACHEW | Herndon, Soph.
The indoor track All-Met was again a top distance runner outdoors. At the Allen Johnson Invitational, he won the 800 (1:56.38) and 1,600 (4:18.35).
STEVEN DUPLINSKY | Georgetown Prep, Jr.
Twice an All-Met in cross-country, Duplinsky was consistently one of the area's best two-milers this spring. He won the 3,200 at the Taco Bell Invitational in 9:19.47.
ROMAINE MCKAY | Eleanor Roosevelt, Sr.
McKay, a two-time All-Met, was a double winner at the Prince George's County meet, taking the 400 and 800 titles. He won the 400 at the Jaguar Invitational and 800 at the Scudieri Challenge.
BRANDON MILES | Oxon Hill, Sr.
Miles had the area's best mark in the triple jump, reaching 46-10 at the Norfolk State Relays. He had season bests of 15.37 in the 110 hurdles and 1:01.98 in the 400 hurdles.
LARRONE MOORE | Northwestern, Sr.
The three-time All-Met was the Penn Relays champion in the long jump (area-best 23-463/47). He won the Prince George's County title in the long jump and 100. Will compete in football and track at Delaware State.
A two-time All-Met, Richardson won the 400 at the Obie Calhoun Invitational, the Southern Track Classic and T.C. Williams Invitational (personal-best 48.39 seconds).
KAI ROPER | DeMatha, Sr.
Roper was a double winner at the Southern Track Classic, taking the 200 in 21.81 and the 400 in 47.56. He was a part of the Stags' 4x400 relay team that finished third at Penn Relays.
Samuels was the anchor for the Stags' 4x400 relay, which finished third at the Penn Relays. His best time in the 200 was 22.4; his top time in the 400 was 48.9.
At the Prince George's County championships, Simmons won the 110 and 400 hurdles and the triple jump and finished second in the 400. Will compete for Syracuse.
BRAD SIRAGUSA | Chantilly, Jr.
The cross-country All-Met was one of the area's most consistent distance runners. He ran a season-best 4:19.99 in the 1,600 and 9:20.46 in the two-mile run.
Swaggard emerged as one of the area's top hurdlers this spring, running a season-best 38.24 in the 300 hurdles to win the Southern Track Classic.

Honorable Mention
Aaron Anderson, Bishop McNamara, Jr.; David Anderson, La Plata, Sr.; Tarik Aougab, Churchill, Jr.; William Bailey, Oxon Hill, Sr.; Quenton Beard, Frederick, Sr.; Kevin Boggs, Warren County, Sr.; Corryl Boyd, Westlake, Soph.; Brett Brown, C.H. Flowers, Jr.; Kelvin Bright, Blake, Sr.; Greg Brooks, Poolesville, Sr.; Chad Cochran, Westfield, Jr.; Geoffrey Daley, DeMatha, Sr.; Brandon Dick, Massaponax, Sr.; Matt Dobson, Chantilly, Sr.; Brandon Edwards, Fauquier, Sr.; Pat Eggleston, Brentsville, Sr.; Dwayne Eley, Gonzaga, Sr.; Lorenzo Elliott, Spingarn, Sr.; Bryant England, Seneca Valley, Sr.; Brian Fussell, Hayfield, Sr.; Mikias Gelagle, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jr.; Willie Harris, Episcopal, Jr.; Mark Hussa, Robinson, Jr.; David Jones, Lake Braddock, Sr.; Derek Larry, Wilson, Sr.; Dominic Lauchengco, Chantilly, Jr.; Michael Lemon, DeMatha, Sr.; Erik Lindamood, Liberty, Sr.; Gabe Loube, Patuxent, Sr.; Zach Martinez, Gaithersburg, Sr.; Gift Maworere, Episcopal, Jr.; Terrell McCombs, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jr.; Jeff Miller, Hayfield, Soph.; Ricky Moore, Northern, Sr.; Ermin Mujezinovic, Herndon, Soph.; Brandon Peterson, DeMatha, Sr.; Kyle Rauser, Old Mill, Sr.; Malcolm Richardson, Gaithersburg, Sr.; Joey Robinson, Gaithersburg, Sr.; Kyle Ryan, Linganore, Jr.; Darnell Smith, Dunbar, Sr.; Kyle Smith, Jefferson, Sr.; Mike Spooner, West Springfield, Soph.; Jaumale Sykes, DeMatha, Sr.; Kevin Teel, Bowie, Sr.; Shaunne Thomas, North Stafford, Sr.; Jake Travers, Sidwell Friends, Sr.; Charles Wilkinson, Oxon Hill, Sr.; Mike Vann, Potomac (Va.), Sr.; Jason Vick, Oakton, Sr.; John Wingfield, Langley, Sr.

Athlete of the Year
Coach of the Year
Top Relay Teams
Honorable Mention

Athlete of the Year
Fauquier, Sr.

Bowman is an All-Met for the eighth time, the reigning indoor Athlete of the Year and the repeat outdoor Athlete of the Year. Her final high school season has been one of the nation's finest. She has the best times in the nation in the 800 (2:05.41) and 3,200 (10:16.03). She has the nation's second-best time in the 1,600 (4:44.09) and she repeated as Penn Relays champion in the mile. Will compete for Tennessee.

Coach of the Year
Long Reach

The second-year coach led the Columbia school to its eighth consecutive Howard County championship. Johnson's Long Reach squad had many of the county's top athletes. A year ago, the Lightning won the county and Maryland 3A East Region titles, and it finished third in the state meet.

Top Relay Teams
4x100: Eleanor Roosevelt (Antoinette Arrington, Carliesa Meakes, Bever-leigh Holloway, Patricia Anyanwu)
4x400: Eleanor Roosevelt (Patricia Anyanwu, Carliesa Meakes, Nayda Pirela, Antoinette Arrington)
4x800: Lake Braddock (Erin Klein, Kelsey Snowden, Erin Harrison, Michelle Presley)
DMR: Eleanor Roosevelt (Marika Waller, Patricia Anyanwu, Tameka Jameson, Dominique Lockhart)

First Team
The three-time All-Met was the 100 champ at the Obie Calhoun Invitational and the Wolverine Invitational. Her season best in the 100 was 12.06 seconds.
AMY BILMANIS | Thomas Stone, Sr.
The Virginia-bound thrower is a repeat All-Met and last year's national champion in the discus. She won the discus at Penn Relays this year. Her season best throw of 157-9 is ranked sixth in the nation.
KHARYA BROWN | Brooke Point, Sr.
The repeat All-Met has been the area's best sprinter this spring. At the Scudieri Challenge, Brown ran area-best times in the 100 (11.79) and 200 (24.19). Will compete for North Carolina A&T.
SHYLAN BUMBREY | James Monroe, Sr.
The middle-distance standout, an All-Met in 2002, set the area's second-best time in the 800 (2:12.46) at the Southern Track Classic. Will compete for Kentucky.
ASHLEY HAISLIP | Lake Braddock, Sr.
The four-time All-Met was the Penn Relays runner-up with an area-best high jump of 5-7. She also won the titles at the Scudieri, Allen Johnson and T.C. Williams meets. Will compete for North Carolina.
BEVER-LEIGH HOLLOWAY | Eleanor Roosevelt, Sr.
A three-time All-Met, Holloway was a double winner at the Prince George's County championships, taking the 100 and 100 hurdles. Will compete for Ohio State.
FALLON HUTCHERSON | Potomac (Va.), Sr.
Hutcherson won the 100, 200 and 400 titles in the AAA Cedar Run District, including a season-best time of 11.98 seconds in the 100. Will run for North Carolina A&T.
TAMEKA JAMESON | Eleanor Roosevelt, Soph.
A part of the Raiders' strong 4x400, 4x800 and distance medley relays, Jameson's top times in the 400 (55.0) and 800 (2:12.50) are among the area's best.
KRYSTIN LAWSON | Riverdale Baptist, Fr.
A two-time All-Met, the Crusaders' young standout continued her success from the indoor season. She established herself as one of the area's best sprinters in the 100 (season-best 12.08 seconds) and 200 (24.75).
TIFFANI LONG | Long Reach, Sr.
Long was the area's best long jumper. At the Howard County championships she was a triple winner, taking the titles in the 100, 200 and long jump (area-best leap of 18-8).
Salcido emerged during the spring as one of the Washington area's best distance runners and won the Montgomery County titles in the 800 and 1,600. Her best 1,600 time of 4:57.23 was second-fastest in the area.
The six-time All-Met was once again one of the area's best performers in the sprints. She won the 400-meter title at the T.C. Williams Invitational in 55.84 seconds.
Fresh off a state indoor title in the triple jump, Wineglass stayed consistent throughout the outdoor season. Her season-best was 38-761/27 at the Allen Johnson Invitational.

Honorable Mention
Patricia Anyanwu, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jr.; Emily Arena, Osbourn Park, Sr.; Antoinette Arrington, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sr.; Natalie Baird, Park View, Fr.; Blair Brown, Loudoun Valley, Jr.; Rachael Clark, Liberty, Sr.; Kay Comer, Colonial Forge, Fr.; Vicki Collier, Largo, Jr.; Natalie Duncan, West Potomac, Fr.; Jelissa Edward, High Point, Sr.; Brittini Finch, Centreville, Fr.; Kiondra Fisher, Frederick, Sr.; Michaylin Golladay, Largo, Jr.; Chadnee Green, Brooke Point, Sr.; Elizabeth Harrison, Episcopal, Jr.; Sha'Tia Hart, Courtland, Jr.; Tenesha Hill, Gaithersburg, Sr.; Dominique Hull, Liberty, Sr.; Danielle Light, Oakton, Sr.; Dominique Lockhart, Eleanor Roosevelt, Fr.; Amber Lussier, North Stafford, Jr.; Teressa McCoy, Lake Braddock, Sr.; Laura McDaniel, Edmund Burke, Jr.; Carliesa Meakes, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sr.; Favia Merritt, Great Mills, Sr.; Heather Millford, Chesapeake, Sr.; Hilary Moen, Walter Johnson, Sr.; Danielle Moyer, Clarke County, Fr.; Keely Murphy, Northern, Jr.; Michaeline Nelson, Potomac School, Soph.; Anna Noguchi, Lake Braddock, Jr.; Allison Parris, Patuxent, Jr.; Heather Patton, C.H. Flowers, Sr.; Nicole Pederson, South Lakes, Sr.; Tasia Potasinski, Westfield, Fr.; Candace Robinson, Potomac (Va.), Sr.; Chrissy Robinson, Patuxent, Soph.; Katie Rogus, Good Counsel, Sr.; Kat Schleckser, Jefferson, Sr.; Ashlyn Sinclair, Blair, Soph.; Halsey Sinclair, Blair, Soph.; April Sinkler, Brooke Point, Sr.; Stefanie Slekis, Forest Park, Jr.; Alison Smith, Atholton, Soph.; Kelsey Snowden, Lake Braddock, Sr.; Amanda Spickler, Middletown, Jr.; Ashley Thompson, McDonough, Jr.; Katie Trizna, Osbourn Park, Soph.; Karen Woolley, Westfield, Sr.; JaNay Woolridge, Long Reach, Sr.; Robin Yerkes, Broadneck, Sr.; Erika Zoller, Damascus, Sr.

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