High-SchoolPlayer-of-the-Year: Analisa Patrick

Eye on POY: Alabama girls cross country

December, 15, 2011
The cross country season may have concluded, but the search for Gatorade State Girls Cross Country Runners of the Year is in full swing. The award recognizes not only athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated. These state meet winners made a case in their respective classifications, but did they do enough on and off the course this past season to capture the prestigious statewide honor?

Return of the ROY: Carmen Carlos
file photo/ESPNHSCarmen Carlos is the two-time returning Gatorade Alabama Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year.
Carmen Carlos
Junior, McGill-Toolen Catholic (Mobile, Ala.)
2009-10 and 2010-11 Gatorade Alabama Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year

2011 Team postseason standing: 2nd (Class 6A)
2011 State meet finish (Place—time): 1st—17:19.76

2011 Foot Locker regional (Place—time): 28th—17:59

Rachel Roberts
Senior, John Carroll Catholic (Birmingham, Ala.)

2011 Team postseason standing: 7th (Class 5A)
2011 State meet finish (Place—time): 1st—18:08.07

2011 Foot Locker regional (Place—time): 19th—17:48

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