First Team

Name

Year

School

Highlights

Andrea Bevard

Jr.

St. Mary's Ryken

Finished fifth at SMAC championships. Lost only twice during regular season.

Megan Darr

Jr.

Calvert

Finished second at SMAC championships and fifth at Maryland 3A South Region meet.

Kathleen Dunscomb

Jr.

Leonardtown

Finished third at SMAC championships and fourth at 3A South Region championships.

Susan Hendrick

Fr.

Patuxent

Placed third at Maryland 3A South Region meet and ninth at states (21:19).

Alexis Wieroniey

Sr.

Northern

Undefeated during past three regular seasons. Placed fourth at states in 20:38, best among SMAC runners.

Honorable Mention

Jewel Clark, Thomas Stone; Jessica Dunston, La Plata; Amber Ellis, Northern; Heidi Faller, Leonardtown; Brooke Gerhardt, McDonough; Jane Hendrick, Patuxent; Lindsay Holley, Westlake; Beth McLaughlin, Thomas Stone; Pixie Stack, Northern; Stephanie Stattel, Patuxent; Tracy Warring, La Plata.

Runner of the Year

Lillian Ricardo

Junior, Patuxent

Captured girls individual titles at SMAC and Maryland 3A South Region championships. Placed fifth in Maryland 3A championships. Won regional title in 20:05 at Patuxent; finished 3.0-mile state meet course at Hereford High in 20:39.

Coach of the Year

Prasad Gerard

Patuxent

Led Panthers to SMAC and Maryland 3A South region titles. Patuxent finished fifth at the Maryland 3A championships--best among SMAC teams--with two top-10 runners.

CAPTION: Members of the All-Extra girls cross-country team are, left to right, Lillian Ricardo, Patuxent; Megan Darr, Calvert; Alexis Wieroniey, Northern; Andrea Brevard, St. Mary's Ryken; Kathleen Dunscomb, Leonardtown; and Susan Hendrick, Patuxent.