Performer of the Year

Gerome Jones, Digital Harbor

The senior went undefeated in the shot put, setting meet records at the Woodlawn Warrior Invitational (57 feet, 2 1/4 inches), Freddie Hendricks Track Festival (54- 1/4 ), Father Judge Relays (56-6 1/4 ) and Howard County Spring Track Classic (54-7).

He claimed both the shot put (54-5 1/4 ) and discus (146-11 1/2 ) at the city championships, setting records in both.

After taking the shot put at the Class 1A South regional meet, Jones set a Class 1A state record when he registered a throw of 58-7 1/2 .

Coaches of the Year

Jeffrey Tolson and Lutalo Bakari, D. Harbor

The No. 9 Rams had a postseason to remember. After finishing second to eventual Class 3A state champion Mervo at the city championships, Digital Harbor captured the Class 1A South regional crown.

The biggest prize, however, was the Class 1A state title, which became the school's first such honor in outdoor or indoor track and field.

The team

Name School Cl

Erik Anderson Archbishop Curley So.

Orlando Brown Mervo Sr.

Julius Coleman Mervo Sr.

Rob Daniels Archbishop Curley Sr.

Dominic Devaud Archbishop Curley Jr.

Brandon Eaton Mervo Sr.

Shelby Fisher Cardinal Gibbons Sr.

Justin Gayles Gilman Sr.

Kevin Johnson Digital Harbor Sr.

Gerome Jones Digital Harbor Sr.

Drew Libertini Mount St. Joseph Sr.

Mark Shuck Mount St. Joseph Sr.

Khalil Uqdah Gilman Jr.

Steve Williams Reginald Lewis Sr.

Note: Teams selected by Edward Lee after consultation with The Sun staff and area coaches.

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