1992 All-Metro cross country team THE BOYS TEAM

November 30, 1992

* Ed Hogan, Glenelg, Sr. -- Hogan followed up last year's stat 2A runner-up finish to his brother, Gerard, by winning this year's state crown in 16:01 -- the day's fastest time. He also won the Howard County and regional crowns.

* Brian Townsend, Atholton, Sr. -- Townsend's state 3A championship time (16:07) was the day's third-fastest time (second in the area). He followed his Howard County runner-up finish to Hogan by capturing the regional crown.

* Jim Holford, Westminster, Sr. -- Holford, the Carroll County champion, was third in both the regional and state 4A meets, with his state time (16:21) being the area's third fastest. His effort helped the Owls to a runner-up finish behind Quince Orchard.

* Chris Zendgraft, Westminster, Sr. -- As the Owls' No. 2 runner, Zendgraft was always right behind Holford, finishing second in the county and fourth in both the regional and state 4A meets. His state time (16:22) was the area's fourth fastest.

* Bobby Simmons, Joppatowne, Jr. -- One of only two juniors on this year's squad, Simmons followed his Harford County runner-up finish to C. Milton Wright's Brian Harris with a regional title. His state 1A title-winning time (16:29) was the area's fifth best.

* Geoff Warren, Arundel, Sr. -- Warren surprised Anne Arundel County by winning the county meet, then captured a regional title before placing fifth in the state 4A meet in 16:40.

* Mike Mamo, Milford Mill, Sr. -- Mamo overcame shin splints in both legs to finish as the state 1A meet runner-up for the second straight season. Although he wasn't able to defend his Baltimore County crown, Mamo won the Region II crown in a Francis Scott Key course-record 16:39.

* Matt Beliveau, Loyola, Sr. -- Beliveau, the Maryland Scholastic Association champion, rebounded from a muscle pull to set a course record (16:30) at Loyola in a dual-meet victory against Curley. Beliveau, Baltimore County's 1992 Runner of the Year, ended the season by running his fastest time (16:06) in the six-team Catholic high schools' meet at Georgetown Prep.

* Matt Buck, Gilman, Sr. -- Buck, the MSA's runner-up, was second in the Anne Arundel County Invitational -- where he became the only MSA runner to beat Beliveau. Beliveau and Buck broke the Gilman course record in their dual-meet encounter.

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