All-County Awards: 2012 Cross Country
Sat. December 29, 2012 at 12:00 a.m. | By Polk Preps Staff
GIRLS RUNNER OF THE YEAR
MALLORY WHITE (Senior, Lakeland Christian)
White consistently posted the fastest time in the county in the 5K all season. She was also the top Polk finisher at the state meet, finishing in 24th place in Class 1A in 19 minutes 59.12 seconds. White also was the girls' runner of the year last season. In the past 10 years of her cross country career, White has set numerous records, including in 2008 when she ran the 3,000-meter in 10:43 at the Foot Locker South Regional when she was just an eighth-grader.
BOYS RUNNER OF THE YEAR
LANDON SCHNEIDER (Junior, George Jenkins)
Schneider won the city meet and came in second at the Class 3A, District 7 meet. He also was the lone individual runner to advance to the state meet, where he was the top Polk finisher in 17 minutes, 10.05 seconds. It was the first time Schneider, 16, made it to the state meet as an individual. He went as a freshman, but only as a member of the Eagles' squad.
GIRLS FIRST TEAM:
1. Mallory White: (Senior, Lakeland Christian) 19:51.30
2. Theresa Trentham: (Senior, George Jenkins) 20:20.36
3. Jessica Fuller: (Junior, Lakeland Christian) 20:24.07
4. Ruby Lewis: (Sophomore, George Jenkins) 20:24.79
5. Victoria Jung: (Freshman, Lakeland) 20:26.74
6. Phoebe Ferguson: (Junior, Lakeland) 20:41.50
7. Leah Jostes: (Junior, Lake Region) 21:03.10
BOYS FIRST TEAM:
1. Landon Schneider: (Junior, George Jenkins) 16:33.00
2. Jonathan Hulzebos: (Junior, Lakeland) 16:39.99
3. Isaac Rigel*: (Junior, Lake Wales) 16:59.00
4. Casey Brady: (Sophomore, McKeel Academy) 17:01.52
5. Dustin White: (Junior, McKeel Academy) 17:13.71
6. Tyler Post: (Junior, Lake Gibson) 17:25.33
7. Leif Henrikson: (Sophomore, McKeel Academy) 17:31.08
GIRLS HONORABLE MENTION
Auburndale: Lindsey Rogers.
George Jenkins: Avory Baker, Casey Johnson, Heather Meskimen, Makenzie Baker.
Lake Gibson: Kaitlyn Jones.
Lakeland Christian: Brittany Lewis, Kennedy Lewis, Breanna Skladanek.
Lake Region: Roxanna Caballero, Sara Lunsford, Julie Shierling.
McKeel Academy: Madison Ryan, Savannah Stroud, Heather Rogers.
Ridge Community: Lily Addison.
BOYS HONORABLE MENTION
Auburndale: Timothy Murphy.
Bartow: Harrison Pincket, Benjamin Putnam.
Frostproof: Ean Ormsby.
George Jenkins: Daniel Wolf, Daniel Bostrom, Victor Amador, Conner Gilliard, Brandon Baker.
Haines City: Oswaldo Zapata.
Lake Gibson: Rodney Kretzer.
Academy: Dylan Sadowsky, Duncan Lippincott, Dakota Jones.