Group AA's Top Returnees for 2013 Outdoor Season

A list of the top returning individuals in each event among Group AA schools from last year's outdoor season and links to full returnees rankings lists in each event. While many of Group AA's best were preparing for the outdoor season by racing this past indoor season, Loudoun County's talented two in distance runner Patrick Joseph and sprinter Steven Graham had to sit idle for the entire winter like the rest of the track & field athletes at Loudoun County high schools since the county's school system does not offer indoor track. Graham, who recently signed with Radford University, is a two-time Group AA state champion at 400 meters with a personal best time of 48.10. The Virginia Tech recruit. Joseph was a double state champion last spring with stellar finishes in both his 1600 and 800 meter victories in Harrisonburg for the Group AA State Outdoor Championships.


Top Group AA Boys Returnees from 2012 Outdoor Season


Event Mark Athlete Team
1,500 Meter Run (5) 4:30.75 Adam Stevenson VA Loudoun Valley
1,600 Meter Run (1,114) 4:13.43 Patrick Joseph VA Loudoun County
100 Meter Dash (1,258) 10.93 Randall Peeples VA Greensville County
110 Meter Hurdles (667) 14.90 Jermaine Boykins VA Greensville County
2,000 Meter Steeplechase (4) 7:38.40 Flip Bishop VA Blacksburg High School
200 Meter Dash (1,132) 22.16 Steven Graham VA Loudoun County
3,000 Meter Run (4) 8:25.54 Thomas Madden VA Skyline
3,200 Meter Run (763) 8:56.49 Thomas Madden VA Skyline
300 Meter Hurdles (714) 39.05 Donmanique Hardy VA Brunswick High
400 Meter Dash (951) 48.10 Steven Graham VA Loudoun County
400 Meter Hurdles (3) 1:04.33 Bailey Moore VA Dominion
800 Meter Run (1,052) 1:54.41 Patrick Joseph VA Loudoun County
Discus (1,021) 181-7 Matthew Zajac VA E.C. Glass
Hammer Throw (1) 175-7.5 Matthew Zajac VA E.C. Glass
High Jump (490) 6-6 Chris Smith VA Sherando
Long Jump (906) 22-11 Donmanique Hardy VA Brunswick High
One Mile Run (17) 4:14.91 Patrick Joseph VA Loudoun County
Pole Vault (299) 15-0 Chance Parmly VA Fluvanna County
Shot Put (1,061) 53-6 Derek Dowrey VA John Handley
Triple Jump (649) 47-0.5 Marquis Childress VA Smithfield
Two Mile Run (16) 8:59.62 Thomas Madden VA Skyline



Top Group AA Girls Returnees from 2012 Outdoor Season


vent Mark Athlete Team
1,500 Meter Run (5) 5:15.69 Alayna Bigalbal VA Heritage (Leesburg)
1,600 Meter Run (894) 5:01.58 Katie Fortner VA Cave Spring High School
100 Meter Dash (1,283) 11.88w Zakiya Bateman VA E.C. Glass
100 Meter Hurdles (808) 14.28pw Javanique Burruss VA Louisa County High School
2,000 Meter Steeplechase (3) 7:55.14 Devon Mearns VA Jamestown
200 Meter Dash (1,096) 24.79 Zakiya Bateman VA E.C. Glass
3,000 Meter Run (1) 11:27.59 Molly Polizotto VA Loudoun Valley
3,200 Meter Run (484) 10:40.15 Carolyn Bethel VA Hidden Valley High School
300 Meter Hurdles (750) 43.51 Lisa Meneau VA John Handley
400 Meter Dash (921) 56.38 Kendell Wiles VA Blacksburg High School
400 Meter Hurdles (3) 1:20.48 Teaunna Richards VA Marion
5,000 Meter Run (1) 19:53.78 Victoria Hutchens VA Patrick County
800 Meter Run (1,003) 2:17.53 Katie Fortner VA Cave Spring High School
Discus (1,034) 121-10 Nicole Smith VA Liberty (Bedford)
Heptathlon (1) 1655 Taylor Horner VA Jamestown
High Jump (590) 5-6 Morgan Crewe VA Greensville County
Javelin (1) 65-6.5 Taylor Horner VA Jamestown
Long Jump (892) 20-0.25 Javanique Burruss VA Louisa County High School
One Mile Run (13) 5:03.34 Katie Fortner VA Cave Spring High School
Pole Vault (320) 12-8.5 Hannah Meador VA Fluvanna County
Shot Put (1,042) 37-9 Breontae Crump VA Hidden Valley High School
Triple Jump (667) 38-1.75 Javanique Burruss VA Louisa County High School
Two Mile Run (9) 11:18.13 Emily Beatty VA Blacksburg High School