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CO-ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

Jazmyn Shorter, Lakewood, Sr.

Why we picked her: Shorter defended her state title in the 400 meters at the Class 3A meet, running her signature event in a personal-best 53.73 seconds, the second-fastest time in the nation according to dyestat.com.

Did you know?: Shorter also was a standout in basketball, helping the Spartans reach the region final the past two seasons.

What's next: The Kentucky recruit recently finished as the runnerup in the 400 at the Golden South Invitational in Orlando. She is skipping the Golden West to concentrate on the Nike Outdoor Nationals on June 14 and the USA Junior Track and Field Championships on June 20.

Madison McNary, Palm Harbor University, Jr.

Why we picked her: McNary had a breakthrough season. She was the only county athlete to win state titles in multiple events, taking first in the 100 (12.10 seconds) and 200 (24.29) at the Class 4A meet.

Did you know?: McNary's older sister, Lauren, was the Times' girls track athlete of the year in 2004 and is now at Howard University.

What's next: McNary will run in some track meets this summer and continue working to stay in shape for basketball season next year.

First team

High jump - Nia Berthelot, St. Petersburg, Fr.

Pole vault - Christine Saylor, St. Petersburg, Sr.

Long jump - Dee Charleston, Dunedin, Sr.

Triple jump - Janita Truitt, Seminole, Sr.

Discus - Delashey Williams, Gibbs, Fr.

Shot put - Danielle Biaso, Countryside, Sr.

4x800 relay - Palm Harbor University

100 - Madison McNary, PHU, Jr.

100 hurdles - Jasmine Garcia, East Lake, So.

1600 - Ali Crabb, Lakewood, Sr.

4x100 - Palm Harbor University

400 - Jazmyn Shorter, Lakewood, Sr.

300 hurdles - Reathea Mull, Boca Ciega, Sr.

800 - Kathleen Hunter, CCC, Sr.

200 - Madison McNary, PHU, Jr.

3200 - Ali Crabb, Lakewood, Sr.

4x400 - Boca Ciega

Second team

High jump - Allison Salas, Seminole; long jump - Leah Fisher, East Lake; triple jump - Samantha Specht, Shorecrest; discus - Danielle Biaso, Countryside; shot put - Tyesha Thomas, Dunedin; 4x800 relay - Seminole; 100 - Darshea Dixon, Tarpon Springs; 100 hurdles - Reathea Mull, Boca Ciega; 1600 - Katelyn Homme, Seminole; 4x100 - Gibbs; 400 - Samantha Specht, Shorecrest; 300 hurdles - Allison Salas, Seminole; 800 - Kylie Kastes, Countryside; 200 - Jazmyn Shorter, Lakewood; 3200 - Kailand Cosgrove, Tarpon Springs; 4x400 - Lakewood.

Honorable mention

Admiral Farragut - Erika Bolline (long jump, triple jump); Clearwater - Madalyn Stills (3200); Clearwater Central Catholic - Alicen Livingston (400); East Lake - Alissa Aldridge (800), Katherine McMeekin (1600); Indian Rocks Christian - Victoria Avery (100, 200), Lindsey Cooper (400), Jessica Jones (100 hurdles), Amanda Montzka (pole vault, 400), 4x400 relay; Keswick Christian - Laura Hodupp (shot put), Sarah Nunnally (discus), 4x400 relay; Lakewood - Kirsten Teresi (800); Northeast - Amber Hicks (high jump), Sequior Trueblod (100, 200); Northside Christian - Katie Esposita (300 hurdles), NaTasha Goodwin (long jump), Katelyn Greenleaf (3200), 4x800 relay; Osceola - Katelyn Simons (pole vault); Palm Harbor University - Lisa Massini (300 hurdles); Pinellas Park - Keasia Walker (shot put); Seminole - Megan Lawrence (400), Janita Truitt (triple jump); Shorecrest - Pavendeep Birk (long jump, 800), Casey Evans (pole vault, 3200), Sandy Lowry (pole vault), Erin McLenathan (pole vault), 4x800 relay, 4x100 relay, 4x400 relay; Tarpon Springs - Maryah Finch (800).

Coach of the year

Bruce Calhoun, Seminole

The veteran coach used his deep lineup to score points in bunches. His team won the Pinellas County Athletic Conference title despite having only three individual winners.

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