Boys runner of the year
A consistent force throughout the fall for the Cougars, Laratta won the Montgomery County championship and followed with runner-up finishes in the 4A West Region and 4A state meets.
Boys coach of the year
In his first year as the head coach, Jacobson guided the Bulldogs to county and region championships and first place at the prestigious Georgetown Prep Classic.
Boys first team
Chapin raced his way to first place in the IAC championships and in the unseeded Georgetown Prep Classic race and took second at the MD-DC Private School Championships.
After taking second in the county meet, Conway won the 4A West Region contest and took fourth at the 4A state meet and placed fifth in the seeded Georgetown Prep Classic seeded race.
Ellis helped guide the state champion Wildcats with a third-place finish at the 4A state meet. He also placed fourth in the county and third at the 4A West meet.
Our Lady of Good Counsel
Steady runner paced Falcons to WCAC crown by taking second individually. He also placed sixth at the MD-DC Private School Championships and recorded the county’s fastest time at 15:49.7.
Boys second team
Nick Adams, Walt Whitman, senior
Scott Sheehan, Walter Johnson, senior
Nick Simpson, Albert Einstein, junior
Josh Trzeciak, Thomas S. Wootton, junior
Chase Weaverling, Poolesville, sophomore
Boys honorable mention
David Fitzgerald, Winston Churchill; Matt Stitzlein, Sherwood; Dustin Kang, Sherwood; Andrew Gyenis, Georgetown Prep; Evan Burnham, Quince Orchard; Zachary Weinstein, Churchill; James Sauro, Walter Johnson; Jonaton Baginski, Rockville
Girls runner of the year
After finishing a narrow second at the Montgomery County championships, Guiot roared back to capture 4A West Region and 4A state titles to end her sterling career. She also placed third at the Georgetown Prep Classic’s seeded race.
Girls coach of the year
Like everyone else, Young’s Barons played second fiddle to Walt Whitman all of last year and at the start of this season. But B-CC changed all of that by winning county, 4A West Region and 4A state meet titles.
Girls first team
This Coyotes runner was consistently one of the top runners all fall, including placing fourth in the county, third in the 4A West Region and seventh at the 4A state meet.
Her emergence helped lift the Barons to that postseason meet sweep. She took fifth in the county, sixth in the 4A West Region and eighth at the 4A state meet.
Srour was undefeated against Maryland competitors until finishing second at the 4A West and 4A state meets to Guiot. She won the county meet and took second in the Georgetown Prep Classic seeded meet.
Combined with Guiot to give the Vikings a solid one-two combination; she finished third in the county, fourth at the 4A West Region meet and fourth at the 4A state meet.
Morgana D’Ottavi, Montgomery Blair, sophomore
Ava Farrell, Bethesda-Chevy Chase, senior
Isabelle Latour, Quince Orchard, junior
Chelsie Pennello, Poolesville, junior
Naomi Sheppard, Northwest, sophomore
Girls honorable mention
Taylor Kozam, Good Counsel; Sophie Dean, Good Counsel; Madeline Rico, Thomas S. Wootton; Allison Marella, Damascus; Grace McDonald, Sherwood; Kat McNeil, Bethesda-Chevy Chase; Caroline Elmendorf, Walt Whitman; Abby Fry, Bethesda-Chevy Chase