2014 All-Area Girls Cross Country team

Paige Conner

The freshman placed 15th in the Region 4A North meet in 20:25 to qualify for the Group 4A state meet. She led the Warriors to an eighth-place finish as a team in regionals. Conner placed 63rd in the state meet.

Grace Dellinger, Strasburg

The freshman was Strasburg’s top runner throughout the regular season. Dellinger won the Shenandoah County meet, and was fourth in the Conference 35 meet. She placed 21st in the Group 2A state meet.

LuLu Funkhouser, Stonewall Jackson

The freshman was the Shenandoah District Female Runner of the Year. Funkhouser placed 10th in the Region 2A East meet in a time of 20:52. Funkhouser placed 17th in the Group 2A state meet in a time of 20:36.

Grace Dellinger

Bethany Neri, Central

The senior led the Falcons to a fourth-place finish at the Region 3A East meet and a state berth. Neri placed 18th in the regional meet with a time of 19:48. She finished 37th in the Group 3A state meet in 20:28.

Rachel Tischler, Strasburg

The senior earned all-state honors with an 11th-place finish in the Group 2A state meet with a time of 20:20. Tischler led the Rams to a fourth-place finish in the state meet. She placed ninth in the Region 2A East meet.

Brandy Webb, Stonewall Jackson

LuLu Funkhouser

The sophomore earned All-Region 2A East honors with a 14th-place finish in the Region 2A East meet with a time of 21:05. Webb placed 26th in the Group 2A state meet with a time of 21:19. Led Generals to regular season title.

Jeff Rudy, Strasburg

Coach

With only nine runners on the team, Rudy guided Strasburg to a fourth-place finish in the Group 2A state meet. The Rams placed fourth in the Region 2A East meet as well.

Second team

Claire Morrow

• Cheyanne Combs, Strasburg

• Jailyn Dellinger, Stonewall Jackson

• Elsa Garcia, Central

• Lexi Keller, Central

• Caroline Miller, Strasburg

Bethany Neri

• Madison Pence, Central

• Katie Rogers, Sherando

Rachel Tischler

Brandy Webb

Jeff Rudy