The Baltimore Sun's 1992 All-metro Track And Field Teams

May 28, 1992

GIRLS COACH OF THE YEAR

BILL HILL, Westminster

Well-balanced Owls won third straight Carroll County title and beat No. 2 Dulaney at Region II qualifier. . . . Boys won 11th straight county championship, and were fifth in close state 4A chase. . . . Coached at Francis Scott Key from 1969 to 1979, and since has been at Westminster.

GIRLS

PERFORMER OF THE YEAR AMANDA WHITE, Dulaney

junior, distance

Lowered state record in 3,200 to 10:29.1. . . . Ran second-fastest 1,600 ever by area girl, 4:56.2. . . . Her 2:15.5 in 800 is the fifth-fastest ever by an area girl, and her anchor leg got Dulaney a state title in the 4x800. . . . Two-time Runner of the Year in cross country.

MATTIE CYMEK, Chesapeake-AA

senior, discus

Improved state record in discus to 151-6, earning her second 4A title in the process. . . . Only one other girl in meet history had thrown past 138 feet. . . . Also had area's best performance in the shot put, 40-9. . . . Will attend NCAA power Louisiana State.

RAINA DOMNEYS, Old Mill

sophomore, TJ, hurdles

Added nearly 18 inches to area record in triple jump with leap of 39- 1/2 . . . . Also led area in 100 hurdles, with best of 14.7. . . . State 4A runner-up in both events to Largo's Tyra Moore. . . . Had long jump best of 16-9, and her relay splits helped Patriots to No. 1 ranking.

KISHA JETT, Hammond

sophomore, 100, 200, 400

Easily defended her state 2A titles. . . . Tied area record of 11.7 in 100, moved into No. 3 spot on all-time area list in 200 with 24.4, and lowered 400 best to 55.6. . . . Was also Howard County champion in long jump, reaching 17-8. . . . All-Metro in soccer.

KRISSY JOST, Queen Anne's

freshman, 800, 1,600

First-year runner wowed state 4A crowd with potential. . . . Beaten only by White in 1,600. Her time of 4:57.4 made her No. 3 on the area's all-time list. . . . Third in state 800 in 2:16.0, another area freshman record. . . . First girl from Queen Anne's chosen All-Metro.

ANITA MANNING, Poly

senior, distance

Best all-around distance runner ever out of Baltimore City. . . . Best performance of season came at Eddie Hurt Invitational, won 3,000 in 10:36.7 and 1,500 in 4:53.7. . . . Lowered city record in 1,500 to 4:49.5 at Penn Relays. . . . Headed to the University of Kentucky.

ADRIENNE McCRAY, North County

senior, 300 hurdles

Set state record in 300 hurdles, repeating as 4A champion with clocking of 42.9. . . . Area's second-fastest in 100 hurdles (15.35) and third-fastest in 400 (58.3), her long jump of 17-5 1/2 at state meet was bettered only by Staples in area. . . . Choosing among Eastern powers.

KRISTIN NICOLINI, Annapolis

freshman, distance

Added to that quick state 4A 1,600, becoming only the fourth area girl ever under five minutes (4:58.2). . . . Was runner-up in 3,200, with area freshman record of 11:10.3, and fourth in 800, in 2:18.9. . . . Swimming background helped her move to the front of Anne Arundel.

MICHELLE SMITH, Old Mill

junior, SP, discus, HJ

As versatile as any athlete on the team. . . . Won state 4A shot put title, reaching 39-8 1/2 . . . . Beat Cymek for Anne Arundel discus title, best of 134-2 leaving her No. 4 on area all-time list. . . . High-jumped 5-1 and triple-jumped 35-2, led off area-leading 4x100 relay (48.9).

THORI STAPLES, Joppatowne

senior, hurdles, LJ, 400

National age-group heptathlon champion in 1991 showed her stuff with four gold medals at state 1A championships. . . . Took the 400 in 56.6, the 800 in 2:20.6 and the 110 hurdles in 15.2. Long-jumped 17-7 1/2 . . . . Will try soccer and track and field at North Carolina State.

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