2013 boys track and field performers to watch

10 of the top boys track and field performers in the Baltimore area, as well as other notables

March 17, 2013|By Jeff Seidel | For The Baltimore Sun

Hale Bullen

Annapolis, senior

After a cross country season in which he was named the Runner of the Year, Bullen continued his success during the indoor track season. The Navy-bound senior won the Class 3A state title in the 3,200 meters last month.

Vince Ciattei

Perry Hall, senior

Developing into one of the state's top distance runners, Ciattei pulled off the tough sweep of the 1,600 and 3,200 in Class 4A to finish a strong indoor track season. He was also an All-Metro first-team pick in cross country.

George Flaviano

Digital Harbor, senior

A big part of the Rams' Class 3A state championship during the indoor season, Flaviano won the 300 and contributed to the winning 1,600 relay. He can score points in several ways in individual and relay events.

Landrie Hatcher

Mount St. Joseph, junior

Hatcher competed in seven different events during the indoor track season for the Gaels. As one of the MIAA's best well-rounded athletes, he always found ways to score points.

Jibri McLean

Gilman, senior

With the ability to run the 400, 800 and various relays, McLean helps the Greyhounds score points in several different events. During the indoor track season, he won the 800 at the MIAA championships.

Robert Miller

City, freshman

Miller debuted with a solid showing in his first indoor track season, scoring points in the 55 dash (second), 55 hurdles (fourth) and the 300 (eighth) at the Class 3A state championship meet last month.

Josh Peoples

Howard, senior

One of the best sprinters in the area, Peoples completed a strong performance during the indoor track season with a Class 3A state championship in the 55. He will run in college at North Carolina A&T.

Maury Sall

Pikesville, junior

Sall scored 38 of the Panthers' 110 points in the Class 1A indoor track championship meet as Pikesville won its first-ever state title. Sall won the 500 and 800, and he also ran on the winning 1,600 relay team.

Tim Virostek

Wilde Lake, senior

Virostek completed a solid indoor track season with Class 3A state titles in the 800 and 1,600. His ability to succeed in both speed and distance races for the Wildecats is tough to match.

Julian Woods

Century, senior

The leader for the Knights' team that won the Class 2A state championship in indoor track, Woods won the 55-meter hurdles at the meet. He performs well in several events and is headed for Mount St. Mary's in the fall.

Other notables:

Carrington Akosa, Western Tech

Weston Carvalho, Winters Mill

Brian Crandell, Long Reach

Grant Dell, North Carroll

Quenlann Dunn, Arundel

Charles Fisher, Mount St. Joseph

Ryan Forsyth, Severna Park

Deion Franklin, Dulaney

Nate Gainey, Mount Hebron

Brennan Hardesty, Chesapeake-AA

Cameron Helm, Gilman

Chris Heydrick, River Hill

Chandler Kennell, Century

Daniel Lewis, Pikesville

Jon Luckin, Hereford

Kevin Mackey, North Harford

Kevin Payne, Hereford

Sam Pershall, Severna Park

LaMarr Poole, Owings Mills

Kevin Random, Meade

Danny Rau, Howard

Andrew Robinson, McDonogh

Nighel Scott, McDonogh

Jimmy Shipley, Severna Park

Mikey Singer, McDonogh

Tyler Spear, Loyola

Jake Stefanick, Century

Quick Stukes, Digital Harbor

Chris Tolliver, Pikesville

Sam Zunkeler, Gilman

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