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Coach of the Year

Mike TrumbullPoolesville, 1st year

Took Falcons to new heights in first season, capturing Class 1A West Region and 1A state titles.

Athlete of the Year

Olivia EkponeWootton, Fr. (55 meters, 300 meters)

Instantly lifted Patriots into county’s elite. Won county, regional and state in both 55 and 300, and anchored two relays.

First team

Leslie Morrison, Whitman, Sr., 500 meters

Won county championship in 1:19.07, fastest time of day on slow track.

Morgane Gay, Whitman, Sr., 800 meters

Dominated this distance, winning regional and state crowns.

Alex Doll, B-CC, Fr., 1,600 meters

Turned shock county title into great season, winning regional and state titles too.

Louise Hannallah, Churchill, Sr., 3,200 meters

Vanderbilt-bound distance maven won Class 4A championship in 11:13.45.

Wootton 4x200-meter relay - Lian Boos, Sr.; Maya Walsh, Fr.; Cally Deppen, Soph.; Katie Falk, Soph.

County champions finished third at 4A state meet, highest in county.

Churchill 4x400-meter relay - Owade Ayorinde, Jr.; Maryam Fikri, Jr.; Katie Wolf, Sr.; Ale Martinez, Jr.

Ran county’s fastest time, 4:05.66, and won county and regional titles.

Churchill 4x800-meter relay - Louise Hannallah, Sr.; Erin McManus, Sr.; Owade Ayorinde, Jr.; Maryam Fikri, Jr.

Supplanted Whitman, winning regional title before finishing second at 4A states.

Olivia Durr, Poolesville, Jr., 55-meter hurdles

Helped Falcons to state title by winning silver medal. Also was county and 1A West Region champion.

Vanessa Jules, Paint Branch, Jr., High jump

Cleared 5 feet, 6 inches to win 3A West Region and 3A state crowns.

Suzanne Falk, Wootton, Sr., Long jump

County champion cleared 16 feet, 10 inches this season.

Arleigh Rose, Sherwood, Sr., Shot put

For second straight year, had area’s longest throw to win county championship. Also won bronze at 4A state meet.

Honorable Mention

55 meters: Katie Wolf, Churchill, Soph.

300 meters: Arielle Statham, Paint Branch, Jr.

500 meters: Arielle Statham, Paint Branch, Jr.

800 meters: Leslie Morrison, Whitman, Sr.and Erin McManus, Churchill, Sr.

1,600 meters: Morgane Gay, Whitman, Sr. and Jenny Reid, Poolesville, Jr.

3,200 meters: Chinyelu Asher, Holy Cross, Fr.

4x200 relay: Churchill

4x400 relay: Wootton

4x800 relay: Whitman

55-meter hurdles: Amirah Polite, Churchill, Jr.

High jump: Ashley Dabney, Wheaton, Jr.

Long jump: Katie Falk, Wootton, Soph.

Shot put: Cori Talley, Blake, Sr.