'EXAMINER' All-area girls cross country team

Runner of the year — Alyssa Strickland, WL-Salem


A senior, Strickland qualified to the Division III state meet for the fourth time in her prep career, and became one of just eight runners at WL-Salem to accomplish that feat. She is third all-time in careerbest times for the Big Orange and had a season-best 19:55.1 this fall. Strickland was third at the Ohio Heritage Conference, third at the district race, 11th at the regional meet and 94th at the state meet.

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