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2018 Baltimore-area girls cross country preview: Top 10 poll, runners to watch, key numbers

Check out The Baltimore Sun's preview for the 2018 high school girls cross country season.

  • For C.M. Wright's Haley Cummins, cross country is more than just a way to train for lacrosse

    For C.M. Wright's Haley Cummins, cross country is more than just a way to train for lacrosse

    A few people suggested to Haley Cummins when starting high school two years ago that she should run on the C. Milton Wright cross country team. After thinking about it for a while, the idea made sense to the then-freshman. Cummins just wanted to run and stay in shape for lacrosse, the sport she...

  • 2018 girls cross country runners to watch

    2018 girls cross country runners to watch

    Ashley Betz Patterson Mill, senior In her first three years, Betz captured three region titles plus the Class 1A state crown last fall. Anna Coffin Annapolis, senior Coffin is coming off a strong junior season and has grown into one of the state's top runners. She won the Anne Arundel County title...

  • 2018 girls cross country preseason Top 10 poll

    2018 girls cross country preseason Top 10 poll

    1. Severna Park Coach: Josh Alcombright Last season: Ranked No. 2 Postseason: Second in the state in Class 4A Outlook: The Falcons always bring a strong group of runners, but the addition of Allysa Combs will make them tougher. She transferred from IAAM A Conference champion Archbishop Spalding,...

  • 2018 girls cross country by the numbers

    2018 girls cross country by the numbers

    4 Margin of victory for Archbishop Spalding over Maryvale in last year’s Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference title race (52-56). 3 Consecutive state titles Hereford has won after taking the Class 2A crown last year. 2 Consecutive Class 3A state titles that C. Milton Wright’s...

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