High-SchoolPlayer-of-the-Year: James Withers

Eye on POY: Idaho Boys Cross Country

December, 28, 2011
The cross country season may have concluded, but the search for Gatorade State Boys 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?

Dallin Farnsworth
Senior, Highland (Pocotello, ID)

2011 Team postseason standing: Did not qualify (Class 5A)
2011 State meet finish (Place—time): First—15:40.58

2011 Foot Locker regional (Place—time): Third—15:41
2011 Foot Locker nationals (Place—time): 11th—15:29

2011 Nike Cross Nationals regional (Place—time): Third—15:43.3
2011 Nike Cross Nationals Finals (Place—time): Did not compete

Erik Harris
Senior, Twin Falls (ID)

2011 Team postseason standing: Sixth (Class 4A)
2011 State meet finish (Place—time): 2nd—16:20.27

2011 Foot Locker regional (Place—time): 20th—16:16
2011 Foot Locker nationals (Place—time): Did not qualify

2011 Nike Cross Nationals regional (Place—time): Ninth—15:58.7
2011 Nike Cross Nationals Finals (Place—time): Did not qualify

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