Girls indoor track: First team

March 24, 2011|Baltimore Sun reporter

Jessica Caldwell
McDonogh, junior

-- Versatile runner and field participant in Eagles' indoor track machine

-- At IAAM championship meet, won triple jump (40 feet, 8 inches) to set meet record by almost 8 feet, claim third best jump in nation this year

-- Won long jump, took third in high jump at IAAM championships

-- Ran on hurdle-relay team at nationals recently, helping McDonogh place fourth, earn All-America status

Alexis Franklin
Old Mill, junior

-- Scored points for Patriots in so many ways, earning reputation as one of area's most versatile athletes

-- Won 55 hurdles, took second in 300 and ran on 800 relay (fifth), 1,600 relay (fourth) at state meet

-- Won 55 hurdles in both Anne Arundel County, Class 4A Central Region title meets

-- Took first in 300 at county meet, region meet

Shelby Frink
Woodlawn, senior

-- Developed into solid performer in shot put, comes up big in Warriors' toughest meets

-- Captured 4A state championship with throw of 42 feet, 6 inches, winning championship by nearly 3 feet

-- Set meet record of 39-6.5 when winning at Baltimore County title meet weeks before

-- Wrapped up postseason sweep with big win at 4A Central meet

Erika Hurd
Manchester Valley, junior

-- Battled Amber Melville from nearby North Carroll throughout season in high jump and sprints

-- Edged out Melville at Carroll County meet, winning tiebreaker after both jumped 5 feet, 4 inches

-- Won high jump, 55 at 1A West Region meet

-- Won high jump at state meeting with leap of 5-6, took fifth in 55

Maura Linde
Century, senior

-- Will run at Syracuse in college

-- Led Knights to 2A state title this winter with second-place finishes in 800, 1,600, 3,200

-- Also ran on winning 3,200 relay team

-- Won 800 at 2A West Region, took second in 1,600

-- Finished second in 1,600, 3,200 at Carroll County meet

Hannah Oneda
Winters Mill, junior

-- Won 1,600 and 3,200 at 2A state meet

-- Set 2A state record (10:54.09) in 3,200 with win of more than 50 seconds against Linde

-- Won 1,600, 3,200 at 2A West Region meet; finished fourth in 800

-- Swept 1,600, 3,200 races at Carroll County meet; took second in 800

Brinae Robinson
Western, senior

-- Played big role as Doves won Baltimore City title again

-- Won 800 and 1,600 at city meet; took second in 500

-- Won 500 and 800, ran on winning 1,600 relay team at 3A Central Region meet

-- Was second in 500 and ninth in 800, ran on winning 3,200 relay and second-place 1,600 relay team at states

Jasmine Robinson
McDonogh, senior

-- Time of 39.76 in 300 ranked her 18th nationally at end of indoor season

-- Won 55, 300 at IAAM indoor championships last month as Eagles repeated as champions

-- Took second in 55 hurdles behind teammate Autumn Franklin that night

-- Ran well in recent national meet, including anchoring 1,600 relay that clocked 3:56.64

Aneesha Scott
Long Reach, senior

-- Solid all season, especially in 55 hurdles, 300, relays

-- Won 55 hurdles, 300 in 2A at state meet; also helped by running on second-place 800 relay team

-- Swept 55 hurdles, 300 several days earlier in 2A Central Region meet

Megan Wall
Dulaney, senior

-- Won 4A state title with pole vault of 11-0, setting new class record

-- State victory came after vault of 10-6 earned top spot in 4A Central Region meet

-- Finished second to Hereford's Jordana Lehmann (9-9) at Baltimore County meet at 9-6

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