All-Gazette track and field: Boys
Athlete of the Year
Class 1A State and West Region champion in the discus and shot put, Horner’s toss of 171 feet in the discus was the best of any high school competitions this year. Even with injuries, turned in the sixth best heave in the shot put in the entire state.
Coach of the Year
As a first-year head coach, helped the Patriots go from a rebuilding phase during indoor to Frederick County and Class 4A North Region champs.
Brunswick, Pole Vault
Won the Class 1A state championship with a leap of 13 feet and won the Frederick County meet with a 13-3 effort.
Middletown, Pole Vault
Won the Class 2A State champion with a mark of 13 feet 1.25 inches.
Middletown, High Jump
An underdog at the start of the season, the 2A state champ had a personal best 6-6 effort this spring.
Dawson won the state title in the 800 meters and copped both the 400 and 800 title in the Carroll County championship meet.
County 300 meter hurdle champ and football star had the fourth best overall time in the 110 hurdles and recorded the 10th best time in the 300.
nNick HruchLiberty, High jump
In an injury-shortened senior season, Hruch still posted a leap of 6-7, second best in the state.
nJacob WrightLinganore, Pole vault
A member of the 13-foot club, Wright was fourth overall in the state, and second in the Class 3A state championships.
nMatt KeplerMiddletown, Pole vault
Kepler recorded a 13-foot effort this season and went over 12-6 on three occasions. Was second in the Class 2A state meet.
nWillie BlaszkiewiczThomas Johnson, High jump
Peaking at the right time, the high-flying Patriot was second in the Class 4A meet with a leap of 6-6, and also placed second in the county meet.
Was third in the discus at the Class 3A state meet while winning the West Region. Was also the county champion in the shot put.
Middletown, High jump
Won the 2A West region championship with a leap of 6-4 and was third in the state meet.
Thomas Johnson, Discus
Won several big meet titles this spring, including the 4A North Region crown.
Frederick, Long jump
The 2A West Region title holder in the long jump was sixth in the state meet in both the long jump as well as the triple jump. Also a standout on the Cadets football team.
Stine won both the Frederick meet as well as the 3A West. He also finished third at the state championships.
(Bryant Armour, Dominic Clarke, Fabian Gonzalez and John Robinson)
This speedy contingent won both the Frederick County and 3A West Region championships while placing fourth at the state meet.
100m dash — Taylor Hubbard, Thos. Johnson
200m dash— D.J. Watkins, Walkersville
400m dash — Andrew Trettel, Brunswick
800m run — Adam Graybeal, Glenelg
1,600m run — Dylan Bernard, Urbana, Andrew Trettell, Brunswick
3,200m run — Ceth Parker, Catoctin, Dylan Bernard, Urbana
110m high hurdles — Tyler Treadway, Urbana
300m intermediate hurdles — Kyle Pineda, Linganore
4x100m relay team — Walkersville
4x200m relay team — Middletown
4x400m relay team — Tuscarora
4x800m relay team — Century, Glenelg, Urbana
High jump — Corey Blain, Middletown
Long Jump —Justin Nelson, Tuscarora
Triple jump —Jon Hill, Walkersville
Pole vault — Dustin Fishman, Urbana, Chris
Antol, Liberty, Chris Wagner, South Caroll , Tyler Roberts, Walkersville, Josh Haines, Walkersville, Will Bell, Middletown, David Becker, Tuscarora
Shot put — Thomas Threadgill, Frederick
Discus — Warren Mullin, Linganore
Discus — Jacquelyn Adcock, Damascus, Sr.