All-Gazette girls cross country
Runner of the Year
Took confidence from spring track season and ran with it, sweeping county (18:49), 4A West Region (19:21), 4A state (19:48) meets. Will attend Duke (N.C.) University to run cross country, track.
Coach of the Year
Has established Wildcats as one of county's best programs. Led them to county, region titles, third at states.
Followed 2008 state title with third place at three postseason meets.
Half of dynamic duo was eighth at states, runner-up at regionals.
Placed fourth at regionals (20:00), fifth at counties (19:20).
Steady: 11th at states, seventh at regionals, ninth at counties.
County runner-up (18:59) suffered setback to end season.
Future college runner was sixth at regionals, fourth at counties.
Burst onto scene by taking third in region, second at 3A states.
Quince Orchard, Sr.
Earned first ever major race title with 3A West Region crown (20:06).
Best performance came with fifth-place finish at states (20:44).
Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Sophomore
Good Counsel, Senior
Walter Johnson, Senior