Cross Country Running

River Hill's Jasmine Tiamfook repeats as girls cross country Runner of the Year

River Hill's Jasmine Tiamfook repeats as girls cross country Runner of the Year

Those around Jasmine Tiamfook know that when she sets a goal, they can count on her to accomplish it.

Her River Hill cross country coaches saw Tiamfook, a senior captain, finish behind Hawks freshman Faith Meininger at the Howard County Invitational earlier this season and then hold her off at the league meet. They looked on as she won the 2A South region race by about 10 seconds. In the spring, they’ll watch Tiamfook pursue her other passions when she performs in her fourth straight musical. She’s played one of the main roles since she was a freshman.

“Let me tell you,” coach John DiFato brags. “The best Sebastian in ‘The Little Mermaid’ that I’ve ever seen was Jasmine last...

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