Catholic High School runner Ellie Gonzalez placed second in the high school girls championship mile at the Penn Relays last week in Philadelphia.
Gonzalez, The Baltimore Sun's Athlete of the Year in 2013, finished the race in 4 minutes, 47.26 seconds -- eighth fastest in the relays' history.
Amelia Paladino of University High School Morgantown, W.Va., won in 4:45.34. Eight high school girls finished the mile race in under five minutes.
- Gonzalez named Gatorade Maryland Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year
- Catholic's Gonzalez runs to her own playlist
- For some, a little vomit is a part of running
- 2012-13 girls cross country: Ellie Gonzalez, Catholic
- High school sports championships [Pictures]
- National Signing Day 2014 [Pictures]
See more photos »
An All-Metro first-team pick after the cross country and indoor track seasons this academic year, Gonzalez plans to run at Dartmouth next year.