Ashwood has won the Class 3A state title in the 1,600 meters the past two indoor seasons. She helped the Bulls take the state title last year and goes for a third straight individual title in a different spot with Hereford, now a Class 2A school.
Western Tech, senior
The multitalented Dorsey helped the Wolverines earn points in several ways last winter. At the Class 1A state meet, she took the 500- and 800-meter races and also ran on the victorious 3,200relay.
Gonzalez repeated as the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland champion in cross country this fall and will try for more this winter. She swept the 1,600 and 3,200 at last winter's IAAM title meet, winning by large margins in both events.
Griffith is coming off a spectacular cross country season in which she won the Class4A state title. Griffith's always been a solid distance runner, but she took things to a new level this fall.
Mount de Sales, senior
A strong middle-distance runner whose time of 2:14.34 in the 800 was among the best in the nation for much of last winter. She won the 800 at the IAAM conference championship meet and took second in the 1,600.
This talented athlete gives a strong McDonogh team even more ways to score points. She won the IAAM title in the 55 and 300 and anchored the winning 800 relay.