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Boys track: All-Hillsborough County Team

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Published:   |   Updated: March 18, 2013 at 04:32 PM

First team

High jump: Nick Medich, Jesuit, Sr. -- County leader at 6-8 captured titles at Florida Relays, UNF and district meet.

Pole vault: Parker Diehl, Plant, Sr. -- County leader at 13-6 produced sixth-place finish at Class 4A state finals.

Long jump: Jordan Davis, Sr., Alonso -- District and region champion earned bronze medal at Class 4A state finals.

Triple jump: Jeremiah Green, Hillsborough, Jr. -- Class 3A state champion at 50-3.5, a mark among the top 5 wind-legal jumps in the nation.

Shot put: Ike Edwards, Jesuit, Sr. -- County and state leader at 57-2.75. Produced five throws beyond 55 feet this season.

Discus: Neil MacInnes, Chamberlain, Sr. -- County champion was talented in several events but was consistently outstanding in the discus with nine marks beyond 150-0.

100: Anthony Brown, Hillsborough, Sr. -- County leader at 10.50 saw his promising senior season cut short just days before the state finals with hamstring injury at regionals.

200: Eric Moate, Spoto, Jr. -- County champion in the 100 and 200 had his season abruptly end with hamstring strain at regionals.

1,600: Brandon Duncan, Armwood, Sr. -- Reached a new level this season with personal best of 4:23.35 en route to district victory and second place at regionals.

3,200: Max del Monte, Chamberlain, Sr. -- Earned his first state title by capturing gold medal at the Class 3A championships in 9:25.11.

110 hurdles: Samson Moore, Gaither, Fr. -- Stunning high school debut, producing silver medal at Class 3A state meet in 14.29.

300 hurdles: Paul Barrett, Gaither, Sr. -- County, district, region and Class 4A state champion, where he posted best of 37.29.

400: DeAndre James, Blake, Jr. -- Burst on to local scene with county-leading 48.68 and went on to capture county and district titles.

800: Jonathan Moore, Jefferson, Jr. -- Reached the elite level in state with his county-leading time of 1:54.53. Made the medals podium at Class 3A state meet with third-place finish.

4x100: Armwood (Kaylaun Edwards, Fr., Wade Edwards, Sr., Leon McQuay III, Jr., Alvin Bailey, Jr.) -- Hawks foursome among state leaders all season, produced silver medal and county record of 41.15 at Class 3A state finals.

4x400: Jefferson (Joshua Wyche, Sr., Jawaun Coffee, Sr., David White, Sr., Jonathan Moore, Jr.) -- Dragons won county and district crowns, then earned sixth-place medal at Class 3A state meet in county-best performance of 3:20.04.

4x800: Steinbrenner (Tyler Lima, Jr., Zach Lima, Jr., Tanner Biles, Jr., Matt Magee, Jr.) -- Warriors produced county, district and regional titles, then ran county-leading time of

7:57.82 for fourth-place medal at Class 3A state meet.

Multis: William Taylor-Haynes, Alonso, Jr. -- Ravens star won high jump and 110 hurdles and took second in 300 hurdles at regionals, then went on to win two medals at state.

Second team

High jump: Tyriq McCord, Jefferson, Sr. Pole vault: Nick Catchur, Jesuit, So. Long jump: Jeremiah Green, Hillsborough, Jr. Triple jump: Joshua Wyche, Jefferson, Sr. Shot put: Shelldon Lewinson, Armwood, Sr. Discus: Ike Edwards, Jesuit, Sr. 100: Deontae Williams, Tampa Bay Tech, Jr. 200: Wade Edwards, Armwood, Sr. 1,600: Alex Main, Berkeley Prep, Sr. 3,200: Travis Christenberry, Plant, Sr. 110 hurdles: Evan Jennings, Hillsborough, Sr. 300 hurdles: Leon McQuay III, Armwood, Jr. 400: Ken Mention, Tampa Catholic, Jr. 800: Andrew LeBlanc, Bloomingdale, Soph. 4x100: Hillsborough (Terrick Solomon, Sr., Anthony Brown, Sr., Brandon Walcott, Sr., Jeremiah Green, Jr.). 4x400: Hillsborough (Kyren Hollis, Fr., Evan Jennings, Sr., Jeremiah Green, Jr., Robert Wilson, Jr.). 4x800: Bloomingdale (Ryan Chadderton, Jr., Kevin Heron, So., Matt LeBlanc, So., Andrew LeBlanc, So.). Multis: Neil MacInes, Chamberlain, Sr.

Honorable mention

Alonso: Brandon Robinson. Armwood: Tyree Wilson, Cody Waldrop. Berkeley Prep: Shaun Majumdar, Max Borland. Blake: Marcus Carter, Keith Bythewood, Desmond Gaines, Damien Martinez, Anthony Starks. Chamberlain: Xavier Johnson, Sean Russo. East Bay: Noah Williams, Saleem Lintz, Ryan Rannie, Brandon Jones, David Wykes. Freedom: Andre Folkes, Anthony Hendry, Keyjwan Hendrix, Nate Godwin, Alunte Fleshman, Elga Davis, Tytis Glover. Jefferson: Deiondre Porter, Michael Tiller, Charles Booth, Tanilious Walton, James Wilson, David White. Hillsborough: Jordan Sherit. Jesuit: Ryan Clark, Jacob Beil, Parker Clonts, Nahum Hill, Cameron Ruff, Jack Taylor, Rico Gonzalez, Dante Newberg, Gabriel Otheguy. King: Taylor Smith-Gonzales. Lennard: Kelton Hallback, Victor Williams. Newsome: Aaron Wade, Todd Jackson, Liam Manville, Lars Benner, Justin Martinez. Plant: Antonio Crawford, John Drawdy, Sam Powers, Bryce Weaver, Jacob Montgomery, Kyle Groh, James Staten. Plant City: Bogan Stitzel. Riverview: Lasand Washington, Michael Babinec, Kendall Carolina, Todd Flournoy, Marlon Fleming, Jamal Evans, Kisuan Harris. Robinson: Brian Sharp, Brandon Peters, Robert Preister, Aaron Root, Terrance Baldwin, Trae Washington, Justin Williams. Seffner Christian: Brandon Ardley, Seth Lewis, Hunter Lucier. Sickles: Abdin Fator. Spoto: Geronimo Allison, Kelvin Gant, Tim Adams, Darrin Morris. Steinbrenner: Preston West, Raymond Simmons. Tampa Bay Tech: Caleb Chambliss. Tampa Bay Christian: Jamari Johnson. Tampa Catholic: Daniel Fasani, T.J. Harrel, Tyree Holder, Pete Martinez, Nathan Namour, Justin Motlow, Taylor Timmons. Tampa Prep: Oscar Skjaerpe, Mahir Dubey, Chris Carnes, Miller Judge, Sam Wall. Wharton: Vernon Hargreaves, Britton Lewis, Jaylin Dinnard, Jayren Barginere, Eddie Gleason.


The Tampa Tribune's all-county team was selected by staff writer Bill Ward based on the county honor roll, regular- and post-season performances. A strong emphasis was placed on the state finals and, where applicable, the county championships.

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