High-SchoolPlayer-of-the-Year: Pratt

Eye on POY: Kansas girls cross country

January, 3, 2012
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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?

Alli Cash
Junior, Shawnee Mission West (Shawnee Mission, Kan.)

2011 Team postseason standing: 2nd (Class 6A)
2011 State meet finish (Place—time): 1st—14:36.70 (4K)

2011 Nike Cross Nationals regional (Place—time): 5th—18:25.47
2011 Nike Cross Nationals Finals (Place—time): 5th—18:25.47

Kaelyn Balch
Junior, Bishop Carroll Catholic (Wichita, Kan.)

2011 Team postseason standing: 1st (Class 5A)
2011 State meet finish (Place—time): 1st—15:07.70 (4K)

2011 Nike Cross Nationals regional (Place—time): 10th—18:32.59

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