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Front row (left to right): Emily Harrison (Warren County), Joanna Rodgers (Robinson), Morgan Phelan (Hayfield), Sarah Bowman (Fauquier), Beth Fahey (Forest Park). Back row: Lauren Centrowitz (Broadneck), Ashley St. Denis (Walter Johnson), Cara Kiernan (Potomac School). Not pictured: Coach Dana Dobbs (Broadneck).
(Jonathan Newton - The Washington Post)
First Team | Runner of the Year | Coach of the Year
Second Team | Honorable Mention
| Runner of the Year |
| Cara Kiernan, Potomac School, Sr. |
First-year runner went undefeated and won the Virginia Independent School League championship by 1 minute 6 seconds. Dominated the three-mile MileStat Invitational (17:52) and shocked most observers by running the state's top five-kilometer time (18:05) to qualify third at the Foot Locker South Region cross-country championships. Showed unselfishness of a veteran runner, holding herself back in the first mile of the ISL championship meet to help pull her fellow Potomac School runners to the team title.
| Coach of the Year |
| Dana Dobbs, Broadneck |
Guided the Bruins to the school's first Maryland 4A championship with only one senior and two juniors. The team, which was fourth in the state last year, also won the Anne Arundel and 4A East Region titles. Dobbs, a two-time gold medalist at the World Games for the Deaf, also coached the Broadneck boys to second place in the county, region and state.
Sarah Bowman, Fauquier, Soph.
Dominated the Virginia AA meet, winning in 18:48. Won Northwestern District and Region II meets by nearly 40 seconds.
Lauren Centrowitz, Broadneck, Jr.
Won region and county titles and took Maryland 4A crown by 11 seconds. Was 18th at Foot Locker Northeast Region meet.
Beth Fahey, Forest Park, Jr.
Placed seventh in Virginia AAA and clocked the state's eighth-fastest time (18:27) at the Foot Locker South Region meet.
Emily Harrison, Warren County, Jr.
Runner-up in Va. AA with meet's fourth-best time (19:17), regardless of classification. Was 13th at Foot Locker South Region meet.
Morgan Phelan, Hayfield, Jr.
Runner-up in Patriot District, Northern Region and Virginia AAA. Clocked state meet's third-fastest time (19:00).
Joanna Rodgers, Robinson, Sr.
Northern Region and Patriot District champ was 12th at Virginia AAA meet. Took 16th at Foot Locker South Region meet.
Ashley St. Denis, Walter Johnson, Jr.
Repeat All-Met won Montgomery County championship and her second straight Maryland 3A and West Region crowns.
Karen Aherne, Northwest, Jr.
Beth Catherwood, Bethesda-CC, Sr.
Melissa Dewey, Hayfield, Soph.
Katie Endres, Potomac Falls, Jr.
Shauneen Garrahan, Jefferson, Sr.
Jemissa Hess, Hylton, Sr.
Michelle Levy, Wootton, Jr.
Jill Porto, Potomac (Va.), Jr.
Ashley Albrecht, Magruder, Sr.; Brenda Baclawski, Urbana, Sr.; Michelle Beardmore, Warren County, Jr.; Beth Bower, Quince Orchard, Sr.; Eleanor Boyce, Paul VI Catholic, Sr.; Kayley Byrne, O'Connell, Sr.; Shanice DePass, Wilson, Jr.; Jenn Dietz, Lee, Sr.; Amber Duffin, Magruder, Jr.; Sam Ference, Robinson, Sr.; Rori Godsey, Carroll, Sr.; Kristin Hart, Herndon, Jr.; Susan Hendrick, Patuxent, Sr.; Sarah Levine, Jefferson, Sr.; Beth Mahalak, Chancellor, Soph.; Katie Mason, Mount Hebron, Sr.; Kristin Milot, Stonewall Jackson, Jr.; Annie Maynard, George Mason, Sr.; Suzie McHenry, Damascus, Sr.; Keely Murphy, Northern, Fr.; Emily Nagle, Broadneck, Soph.; Stephanie Newton, Severna Park, Jr.; Kristen Novara, James Wood, Jr.; Kelly Ann Osborn, West Springfield, Sr.; Ashley Owen, Westlake, Jr.; Chelsea Powell, Thomas Johnson, Soph.; Charlotte Reardon, Good Counsel, Sr.; Kelly Sherrard, Lake Braddock, Soph.; Stefanie Slekis, Forest Park, Fr.; Kelly Swain, Lake Braddock, Sr.; Sarah Wengryniuk, Urbana, Sr.; Jessica Wolfe, Bishop Ireton, Sr.
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