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DLN ALL-AREA: Boys Track & Field First Team, 2nd Team, Honorable Mention & Coach of the Year

FIRST TEAM >> SPRINTS 

Zach Delone, Downingtown East

Delone had the fastest 100 meter time in the Ches-Mont League with a 10.92. His versatility has allowed him to compete in the hurdles, high jump, and sprints. At the state meet, he placed 4th in the 200 meter dash in 21.73.

Ethan Robinson, Downingtown West

Robinson had the fastest 300 meter and 100 meter hurdle time in the Ches-Mont with a 14.85 and 38.81, respectively. In the 400 hurdles, Robinson is ranked 4th in the country.

FIRST TEAM >> Mid Distance/Distance

Jonah Hoey, Bishop Shanahan

Hoey is ranked in the top 5 in the state in three different events. In the 1,600 at the PIAA meet, he earned a bronze medal. Hoey competed in the USA U-20 Nationals in the 800 and placed 3rd overall. His personal best in the 1,600 and 800 meter runs are 4:11.41 and 1:51.12.

Cole Walker, Unionville

Walker had the fastest time the Ches-Mont this year in the 3,200 with a time of 9:17.41. He’s currently ranked 7th in the state in this respective event.

Joshua Lewin, West Chester East

Lewin is ranked 10th in the state in the 1,600 meters with a time of 4:15.84, and his versatility allows him to run the sprints as well. He has the fastest time in the open 400 meter dash in the Ches-Mont, with a time of 49.30.

FIRST TEAM >> Field Events

Ricky Ortega, Coatesville

Ortega, who recently committed to Villanova to play football, placed 4th at the PIAA Championships with a throw of 198.01 feet.

Naheem Moore, Coatesville

Moore had a personal record jump of 48  feet in the triple jump at the PIAA Championships. He placed second to make a podium appearance.

Pierce Genereux, Kennett

Genereux placed 7th in the pole vault at the PIAA Championships and earned a podium spot. At New Balance Outdoor Nationals he earned a personal record of 14-7.5 feet.

Ousman Kamara, Coatesville

Kamara had an outstanding season with his best jump of the year coming at the PIAA Championships, winning gold in the high jump. His personal record is 6’8”.

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SECOND TEAM

Jeffrey Bilig, Avon Grove

Eric Kirk, Coatesville

Camari Stocker, Coatesville

Aaron Young, Coatesville

Ian Barnhill, Downingtown West

Payton Sewall, Downingtown West

Tim Dyer, Great Valley

Michael Kushner, West Chester East

Colin Leonard, West Chester Henderson

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HONORABLE MENTION

Coatesville: Dapree Bryant, Joe Campagna, LeBron Bessick, Donovan Hart, Artie Burgess

Downingtown East: Dan Andris, John Salt, Khalil Brown

Downingtown West: Terrence Gainer, Tyriq Lewis, Marcus Gainer

Great Valley: Alexander Siaton

Malvern Prep: D’Angelo Stock, Sebastian Cos

Octorara: Matthew Joe

Oxford: Remiah Redd

West Chester East: Domenic Moser, Charlie Webb, Dylan Golden

West Chester Henderson: Gavin Brophy, Adam Witiak

West Chester Rustin: Drew Gallin

Westtown: Julian Klenner

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COACH OF THE YEAR

Damien Henry, Coatesville

Henry leads one of the best programs in the state. At the District 1 meet, the Coatesvile boys took the title and the girls were runners-up behind Cheltenham. Eleven of his athletes competed in single events at the PIAA Championships in Shippensburg, while also bringing a 4×100 and 4×400 relay team to states on both the boys and girls sides. Henry had eight of his runners and respective relays earn a spot on the podium. The Coatesville boys team was the runner-up at states, and captured the 4×100 gold in a state record time of 40.99.

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