Here's a look at the all-Southeastern Pennsylvania first team:
100 meters: Corey Brown, Cardinal O'Hara, junior. Brown posted a converted time of 10.54 seconds - the state's fastest time - while winning the District 12 Class AAA meet title. He won the Philadelphia Catholic Championships title and placed fourth at the Class AAA state meet.
200: Corey Brown, Cardinal O'Hara, junior. The first-year runner ran a 21.44, the fourth-fastest time in the state, in the trials of the Class AAA state meet. He followed that with a third-place finish in the final. Brown also swept the event at the PCL and District 12 Class AAA meets.
400: Chris Morales, Abington, senior. Morales ran the state's fourth-fastest time, 47.71, to win the Suburban One League National Championships. The standout also finished first at the District 1 Class AAA, Ken Montgomery Memorial, the Council Rock Kiwanis and the Henderson Invitational meets.
800: Tom Mallon, Central Bucks South, junior. Mallon posted the state's fastest time, 1 minute, 52.01 seconds, to finish first at the Henderson invite. He also won his second consecutive Class AAA state-meet race and first District 1 Class AAA title.
1,600: Mike Palmisano, Upper Dublin, senior. Palmisano ran the state's second-best time, 4:13.93, to finish first at the Class AAA state meet. The Princeton recruit also swept the District 1 Class AAA, Suburban One League American and Trojan Classic titles.
3,200: Jimmy Tarsnane, Perkiomen Valley, senior. Tarsnane recorded a 9:04.22, the fastest time in the state, to win the Class AAA state-meet race. The Iona recruit also finished first at the District 1 Class AAA meet.
110 hurdles: Matt Bundy, Penncrest, junior. Bundy ran a 14.24, the state's fastest time, to place first at the Larry Simmons Invitational. He also placed first at the Spring Invitational before suffering an injury at the Delco Championships.
300 hurdles: Toddrick Darden, Valley Forge Military Academy, senior. Darden posted a 38.64, the state's fifth-fastest time, en route to finishing first at the Valley Forge Relays. The Rutgers recruit also won the Delco Championships American Division and Shippensburg University Invitational Class AA races.
Shot put: Wes Lavong, Methacton, senior. Lavong won the Class AAA state meet title by producing a state-best 64-foot, 11/2-inch effort. The Adams State recruit is the District 1 Class AAA and Taco Bell (S.C.) champion. He is also the Penn Relays runner-up.
Discus: Wes Lavong, Methacton, senior. Lavong won the 25th annual Pennsylvania Track Classic competition with an area-best toss of 169-9. He followed that with a first-place finish at the Pioneer Athletic Conference Championships.
Javelin: Brett Millar, Central Bucks East, senior. Millar posted a 219-0 effort - the state's second-best distance - to win the District 1 Class AAA meet title. It was also the nation's sixth-best throw by a high school boy this season, according to track historian Jim Spier. Millar also finished second at the Penn Relays and the Class AAA state meet.
Pole vault: James Weiss, Quakertown, junior. Weiss cleared 15-0, tied for the state's fourth-best height, to place first at the District 1 Class AAA championships. He also won the Suburban One Continental, Trojan Track Classic and Shippensburg University Class AAA invite competition. Weiss was the Class AAA state-meet runner-up.
High jump: Phil Thomas, Chestnut Hill Academy, senior. Thomas cleared a state second-best 6-9 to lead the Blue Devils' high-jump relay to first-place Valley Forge Relays. He also won the Henderson invite and Inter-Ac Championships titles.
Long jump: Carlton Lavong, Methacton, junior. Lavong won the Penn Relays title with a state-best leap of 24-61/2. According to Dyestat.com, only 13 competitors in the nation had a longer jump. He followed that by winning the Pioneer Athletic Conference meet.
Triple jump: Carlton Lavong, Methacton, junior. Lavong produced a state-best 49-21/4 to place first at the PAC-10 meet. He also placed first at the District 1 Class AAA meet and third at the Class AAA state meet.
4x100: Cardinal O'Hara (Mikal Rone, Adam Dempsey, Billy Morgan, Corey Brown). The quartet ran the state's fourth-fastest time, 42.09, to win the event at the Philadelphia Catholic League Championships. In the process, the Lions recorded the area's fastest time. O'Hara also nabbed the District 12 Class AAA title.
4x400: Abington (Charles Ross, Macey Wright, Tony Parker, Chris Morales). The foursome posted the state's second-fastest time, 3:16.60, to win the Suburban One National heat at the Penn Relays. The Ghosts came back that afternoon to win the carnival's Philadelphia-area race. Abington also claimed the District 1 Class AAA state-meet title.
4x800: Central Bucks South (Jeff Dickson, Dave Manion, Matt Poiesz, Tom Mallon). The quartet won the Class AAA state-meet race in 7:33.48 to set National Federation of State High School and PIAA state meet records. In the process, the foursome posted this season's third-fastest time in the country, according to Spiers. C.B. South also recorded the nation's fourth (7:36.93) and fifth-fastest (7:37.43) times earlier in the season.
- Keith Pompey