All-Area Boys Track & Field First Team

June 14, 2003

Athlete of the Year

Ronnie Beard

Frederick, Senior, hurdles/jumps/sprints

Md. 4A state champ in the 300 hurdles, 110 hurdles and triple jump. Tri-State leader in the 100 (10.66), 200 (22.14), 110 hurdles (14.2), 300 hurdles (37.94) and triple jump (46-9 1/2). Also placed fourth in Md. 4A long jump.

Corey Brown

Smithsburg, Senior, jumps

Md. 1A state champ in the high jump and triple jump and runner-up in long jump. Won all three jumps at West region and Washington County meets.

Brad Dodson

Martinsburg, Senior, distance

Won W.Va. Class AAA state titles in the 1,600 and 3,200 relay and took second in 800, duplicating what he did at the Region II meet.


Eric DorseyJefferson, Junior, sprints

Anchored 1,600 relay to W.Va. Class AAA state title. State runner-up in the 200. Region II champ in the 400.

David Green

Waynesboro, Senior, throws

Area's top performer in shot put (53-5). Mid-Penn Class AAA runner-up in shot and discus. Placed fourth in PIAA District 3 in both.

Nick Kipe

Waynesboro, Junior, jumps

PIAA District 3 and Mid-Penn champ in Class AAA triple jump. Area's only D-3 champ in any sport for the school year.

Ryan Martin

Williamsport, Senior, throws

Won third straight Md. Class 1A state title in the discus in a state-meet record (166-10). Set school record at 180-8. Took second at states in shot put.

Bryan Miller

Hedgesville, Junior, jumps/sprints

W.Va. Class AAA state and Region II champ in long jump. Went 50.4 for 400.

Brett Morrell

Boonsboro, Senior, hurdles/jumps

Md. 1A state champ in the 300 hurdles and long jump. Broke own 1A state-meet record in 300 hurdles (39.02). Finished career with seven state golds.

Justin Myers

Middletown, Senior, distance

Md. 2A state champ in 3,200 (area-best 9:42.76) and runner-up in the 1,600. Won West region titles in both events.

Dan Robinson

Boonsboro, Junior, hurdles

Md. 1A state, West region and Wash. Co. champ in the 110 hurdles. Set county meet record in the event at 14.5.

Boris Roslov

Middletown, Junior, jumps

Md. 2A state and West region champ in high jump and long jump. Tri-State's leading high jumper (6-6).

Dustin Sier

Smithsburg, Senior, sprints

Won titles in the 100, 200, 400 relay and 800 relay at MVAL, Washington County and 1A West meets.

Matt Smith

Hedgesville, Senior, pole vault

W.Va. Class AAA state runner-up and Region II champ in pole vault.

Rhet Troxell

Williamsport, Junior, middle distance

Posted area's top 800 time (1:57.8). Ran legs of the Md. 1A state champ 3,200 and 1,600 relays. The 3,200 relay set a 1A state-meet record (8:07.45).

Nick Wright

Thomas Johnson, Senior, sprints

Tri-State's top performer in the 400 (49.30). Won Frederick County and CMC titles in the 400 and was runner-up in 4A East.

Coach of the Year

Don Boyer, Middletown

Guided Knights to Md. 2A state and West region team titles.

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