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Boy Athlete of the Week (May 15): Camden Gilmore, Loyola Blakefield, track and field

Boy Athlete of the Week (May 15): Camden Gilmore, Loyola Blakefield, track and field
Camden Gilmore of Loyola Blakefield won three individual events at the MIAA track and field championships. (HANDOUT)
Camden Gilmore

Loyola Blakefield, track and field

The standout senior turned in the top individual performance at the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A championship, sweeping the 800-, 1,600- and 3,200-meter races in the two-day meet that concluded Saturday at Archbishop Spalding.

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Gilmore dominated the distance races, coming across in the 800 with a time of 1 minute, 54.27 seconds (meet record and fastest time in the area this season); winning the 1,600 in 4:14.66 (fastest time in the state this season) and capturing the 3,200 in 9:18.65 (fastest time in the area this season).

Loyola Blakefield finished fourth as a team with Gilman capturing its third straight title.

The performance continued a remarkable senior year for Gilmore. He claimed All-Metro first-team honors in cross country and indoor track and field. In the indoor season, he also won the 1,600 and 3,200 races at the MIAA championships.

Others considered: Kevin Brown, Mervo, track and field; Ian Coleman, St. Paul’s, track and field; Joseph Ewan, Mervo, track and field.

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