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2012 All-Area Girls Cross Country Team

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Rachel Oden

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Lexi Keller

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Kayla Gibbons

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Jeff Rudy

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Ashton Davis Stonewall Jackson

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Katie Ritenour

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Sarah Elbon

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Kirsten Campbell

FIRST TEAM

• Ashton Davis, Stonewall Jackson
The junior finished fourth in the Group A state meet with a time of 20:02. Davis, competing in cross country for the first time, also finished second in the Shenandoah District meet.

• Kayla Gibbons, Warren County
The senior placed 26th in the Group AA meet with a time of 19:48. Gibbons won the Evergreen District meet and placed fifth in the Region II meet. She helped the Wildcats finish second in the district.

• Kirsten Campbell, Strasburg
The senior helped lead the Rams to a third-place finish in the Group A state meet. Campbell finished 11th in the state meet in a time of 20:31. She finished second in the district meet.

• Lexi Keller, Central
The freshman had a steller first year at the varsity level. Keller placed 19th in the Group A state meet in a time of 20:52. She helped guide the Falcons to a fourth place finish in regionals.

• Rachel Oden, Warren County
The junior helped lead the Wildcats to a second-place finish in the Evergreen District meet with 40 points. Oden placed second in the district meet, behind Gibbons, with a time of 20:14.

• Katie Ritenour, Central
The senior placed third in the Bull Run District meet with a time of 20:55. Ritenour finished sixth in the Region B meet with a time of 20:52. She led the Falcons to fourth in the Region B meet.

• Sarah Elbon, Strasburg
The senior placed 24th in the Group A state meet in a time of 21:01. Elbon helped the Rams finish third in the Group A state meet. She also helped the team win the Bull Run District meet.

COACH OF THE YEAR

• Jeff Rudy, Strasburg
Rudy guided the Rams to a third-place finish at the Group A state meet. They also were third at the Region B meet. The Rams won their first district meet title since 1994.

SECOND TEAM

• Ariel Asher, Warren County

• Morgan Carter, Strasburg

• Elsa Garcia, Central

•Heather Landes, Central

• Nisha Moore, Sherando

• Claire Morrow, Warren County

• Madison Orndorff, Strasburg


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