All-Gazette track and field: Girls
Athlete of the Year
Sophomore sensation piled up nine invitational meet wins in the shot put, as her top mark of 46 feet 0.5 inch was four feet better than anyone in the state. She also won six events in the discus, sweeping both events at the Frederick County, Class 4A North Region and state championships.
Coaches of the Year
Guided the Knights to the Class 2A state championship for the second time in school history with just one individual winner.
Brunswick, 200 dash
Talented sprinter finished her high school career with a state title in the 1A state 200 meters while placing second in the 400 and third in the 100.
Middletown, Pole vault
Won an individual state title in the pole vault with a mark of 9-0, helping the Knights to claim the team crown as well.
Urbana, Pole Vault
Had the sixth best mark overall in the state, clearing 9-6 to earn second in the Class 3A meet.
Linganore, High jump
Versitile athlete recorded a high jump mark of 5-2, eighth best overall in the state.
Carroll County champ also won the 2A West Region and placed second in the state championships.
Frederick, Pole vault
Won the Class 2A West Region with an effort of 9-0. Placed second at states.
(Megan Buckheit,Brittany Caudle, Sarah Wrieden and Sandy Zimmerman)
Won the 2A Weest Region title and was ranked in the top 15 in the state overall.
nVictoria KennedyTuscarora, 100, 200
Frederick County and 3A West Region title holder in the 200.
nCourtney GrayTuscarora, Field Events
Multi-faceted athlete won 3A West titles in the shot put and triple jump while also taking the Frederick county long jump crown.
nThomas Johnson 4x400 relay
(Brooke Beal, Kelsey Igo, Taylor Shaw and Lauren Wilmer)
Quartet won the 4A North and County championships.
nThomas Johnson 4x800 relay
(Amanda Caudle, Katie Frey, Kelsey Igo and Taylor Shaw)
Also 4A North and county title- holders for the Patriots.
nThomas Johnson 4x100 relay
(Jasmine Ford Najjiyya Franklin-Huff, Cenarda Jackson, Laren Wilmer)
Won the 4A North Region crown.
With marks consistently over 100 feet, Purcell locked down the 3A West title.
Tuscarora, High jump
A three-jump athlete, Baker won the 3A West high jump with an effort of 4-10.
Brunswick, 800 run
Was the 1A South region champ in the 800 with a time of 2 minutes, 27.01 seconds.
Catoctin, High jump
Won 1A South championship woth a leap of 5-0 while finishing third in the state meet.
100m dash – Cenarda Jackson, Thomas Johnson
200m dash – Rachel Shapleow, Walkersville
400m dash — Jasmine Ingram, Tuscarora, Brittney Caudle, Middletown
800m dash — Brooke Beal, Thomas Johnson
1,600m run — Shamika Patton, Frederick.
3,200m run — Kristin Wilson, Middletown
100m high hurdles — Laura Klipp, Walkersville, Nina Boston, South Carroll
300m intermediate hurdles — Rachel Shapleow, Walkersville
High jump — Maxann Keller, Thomas Johnson Kate Paczynski, Liberty, Sarah Wrieden, Middletown
Long Jump — Sandra Zimmerman, Middletown, Najjiyya Franklin-Huff, Thomas Johnson, Jess Lockatell, South Carroll
Triple jump — Sandra Zimmerman, Middletown
Pole vault — Heather Gula, Linganore, Kate Paczynski, Liberty, Kate Vezza, Urbana
Shot put — Auriel Reeser, Century, Amber Alston, Tuscarora
Discus — Amy Mudgett, Century