2018 Girls Cross Country Finalists
The Semoball Awards finalist carried a much bigger load than she did a year ago, the junior handled greater responsibility by winning a conference gold and finishing second at the district meet. She then wrapped up her season with an 18th-place result at Class 4 state. Bauer’s season-best time was the best of all the finalists at 19:29.03.
Notre Dame, Senior
Baumgart put a bow on her high school running career by earning herself another Semoball Awards nomination. The senior defended home course by winning the Notre Dame Invitational and finished second at the conference meet. Baumgart’s best time of the season came in at 19:48.30. She finished 14th at the Class 3 state championship race.
St. Vincent, Senior
This three-sport athlete helped lead the Indians to continued success on the cross country course. She showed her ability with a second-place run at the district meet, where she posted a season-best mark of 20:37.18. Carroll then went on to finish 15th at the Class 2 state race, crossing the line in 20:54.09.
Van Buren, Senior
A small school standout, the senior wrapped up her high school career in the right way — a very strong performance at the Class 1 state championship meet. It was there that Morey ran a 21:09.61 — her best time of the year — to finish fourth among all female runners. Morey also won a district gold.
Poplar Bluff, Senior
The Mules senior leader left it all out on the course to finish up her cross country career. At the Notre Dame Invitational she ran a 21:01 to finish fifth, and her performance at the conference meet saw her cross the line in 21:02.17, placing her third. She compiled another five top-six finishes during the season, including a pair of wins.