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2012-13 All-Metro first team for boys indoor track

Carrington Akosa

Western Tech, junior

* Won two state titles at the Class 1A championship meet

* Captured the 55-meter dash with a time of 6.58, edged out Pikesville's Maury Sall in the 300 (35.38), and ran on the second-place 1,600 relay team

* Also won the 55 and ran on the winning 1,600 relay team at the Class 1A Central regional meet

* Finished second in the 300 and third in 55 at the Baltimore County meet

Hale Bullen

Annapolis, senior

* Finished his high school indoor track career with a successful season in which he remained one of the state's top distance runners

* After winning the Class 3A state title in cross country, Bullen won the 3,200 at the state indoor meet (9:27.05)

* Bullen also won the Anne Arundel County title in the 3,200 by almost 42 seconds

* Headed to the Naval Academy next year

Vince Ciattei

Perry Hall, senior

* Ran well in the Baltimore County, Class 4A Central regional and state meets at the end of the season

* Set state and class records with his victorious time of 4:14.61 in the 1,600 at the state meet

* Won the 3,200 with a late rally to complete a tough distance sweep

* Also swept both races in the Baltimore County and regional meets

George Flaviano

Digital Harbor, senior

* Led the Rams to the Baltimore City championship and Class 3A state title

* Helped Digital Harbor's 1,600 relay team win the final event of the night at the state meet, which gave the Rams the title

* Earlier in the night, he won the 300 in 34.82 seconds -- the fastest time in any of the four classes

* Also ran on the winning 1,600 relay team in the Class 3A Central regional meet

Chandler Kennell

Century, junior

* His effort of 14 feet won the pole vault in the Class 2A state meet and was the best in all four classes

* Timing couldn't have been better as it was his first time making it to 14 feet in the event

* Also finished second in Carroll County and fourth in the Class 2A West regional meet

* Had a solid season all winter before his personal-best performance at the state meet

Josh Peoples

Howard, senior

* With two wins (one individual, one relay), led Lions to fourth-place finish at Class 3A state championship meet

* Won the 55 dash, ran on the victorious 800 relay team and helped Howard to a third-place finish in the 1,600 relay

* His winning time of 6.47 seconds in the 55 was the third-best in Maryland all season, according to Running Maryland

* Finished second in the 55 dash, and ran on the winning 800 relay and the second-place 1,600 relay teams at the Class 3A East regional meet

Andrew Robinson

McDonogh, junior

* Easily won the shot put at the MIAA championship meet as the Eagles won the team title

* Robinson's throw of 51 feet, 3 inches took first, ahead of Mount St. Joseph's Doug Neary (50-7)

* That throw would have won in all four classifications of public school state title meets this winter

* His effort of 53-7 earlier in the season was the area's best this year, according to Running Maryland

Mikey Singer

McDonogh, sophomore

* After making the All-Metro first team in cross country last fall, Singer ran well in distance events this winter

* Won the 1,600 at the MIAA championship meet in February as the Eagles won the team title

* Also took third in the 3,200 and ran on the third-place 3,200 relay team for McDonogh at the MIAA title meet

* Only lost twice in the mile all season

Quick Stukes

Digital Harbor, senior

* Ran on the 1,600 relay team that clinched the Class 3A state title for the Rams in the final event

* Also took third in the 300 at the state meet, behind teammate Flaviano and Mount Hebron's Nate Gainey

* Won both the 300 and 500 at the Class 3A Central regional meet for the second-place Rams

* Captured the 500 at the Baltimore City meet as Digital Harbor also won that team title

Tim Virostek

Wilde Lake, senior

* Remained one of the area's top distance runners and had strong postseason runs

* Concluded the winter with victories in the 800 and 1,600 at the Class 3A state title meet

* Also ran on the fourth-place 1,600 relay team that night as the Wildecats finished eighth

* Won the 800 and 1,600 at the Class 3A East regional meet

Julian Woods

Century, senior

* His versatility played a big role in helping Century win its second state title in three years

* At the state meet, Woods won the 55 hurdles, finished third in the 300, fourth in the 55 dash and ran on the third-place 800 relay team

* At the Carroll County championship meet, he won the 55 dash, 55 hurdles and 300 as Century finished first

* Headed to Mount St. Mary's next year

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