Zealand was runner-up at RunningLane Track Championships in the 3,200m last spring, where she ran a personal best of 10:15.00. At the same meet, she ran 4:45.17 for the 1-mile run. This fall, she was 3rd at the NCRunners Elite XC Invitational and clocked a season best of 17:49.37.
She won the PIAA District 7 WPIAL Championship and placed 10th at the PIAA 3A State Championship. She is the defending PTFCA Indoor State champion in the 1-mile run, where she ran 4:56.06. She has a cross country 5,000m personal best of 17:29.00 and an indoor 3,200m personal best of 10:31.09.
The 3rd place finisher at the NCHSAA 4A State Championship, Welsh is looking to replicate her success on the course to the track. She ran a personal best of 17:44.70 at the adidas XC Challenge. Last spring, she went 10:46.43 for the 3,200m.
Preisano was runner-up in the 800m and 4th place in the 1,600m at the 2022 NCHSAA 4A Outdoor State Championship. She has personal best in those events of 2:12.76 and 4:56.62 (also went 4:55.67 for the full 1-mile. Her only 3,200m of the spring was a 10:49.88 at adidas Raleigh Relays.
Evans is coming off an 8th place finish at the NCHSAA 4A State Championship. At adidas XC, she ran a personal best of 17:52.40. Last spring, she was 3rd in the 3,200m at the state meet, where she ran a personal best of 10:50.95. She also went 5:09.95 for the 1-mile run.
The defending NCHSAA 4A Outdoor 3,200m champion is ready to take to the track. She ran a personal best of 10:32.33 at adidas Raleigh Relays. All four of her 3,200m's last spring (all wins, by the way) were under 10:38. She also ran 4:51.84 in the 1,600m last spring. During the 2021-22 Indoor season, she placed 3rd in the 1,600m and was runner-up in the 1,000m.
A Pennsylvania rivalry makes its way to North Carolina, and Paci will match-up with St. John Kletter again. Paci was 7th place at the PIAA AAA State Championship, and holds a personal best of 17:54.30 from the Carlisle Invitational. Last spring, she was runner-up in the 1,600m and 3,200m at the PIAA T&F State Championship. That day, she ran personal bests of 4:54.77 and 10:34.96 respectively.
Hanson has a personal best in the 3,200m of 10:58 from the RunningLane Track Championships. She was runner-up at the NCRunners Elite Tune-Up 1,600m, where she ran a best of 4:57.87. She also has a personal best in the 800m of 2:21.80.
The freshman is making her Lake Norman track debut, but she is no stranger to the 400 meter oval. In the spring, she won the NCRunners Middle School 800m (2:24.79) and was runner-up in the 1,600m (5:16.30). This fall, she was 7th at the NCHSAA 4A State Championship, and has a 5,000m personal best of 17:59.00 from the adidas XC Challenge.
Aycock is riding the momentum after winning her second NCISAA 3A State XC Championship. She ran a personal best of 18:00.00 at the MileStat.com XC Invitational. In the spring, she won the NCISAA DII 1,600m (4:58.99) and 3,200m (11:19.75) state titles. At the last Dash For Doobie, she was 12th in 10:47.65.
The Kennesaw State commit is coming off winning the TSSAA Division 1 A-AA State Championship. On the track last spring, she was runner-up in both the 1,600m and 3,200m at the TSSAA State Championship. In 2021, she won the 3,200m state title. She has a 1,600m personal best of 4:56.94 and a 3,200m personal best of 10:41.33.
Miller was runner-up at the NCISAA 4A State XC Championship a few weeks ago. She ran a personal best of 18:00.96 at Wilmington Beach Blast. She was runner-up in the 800m (2:18.84) at the NCISAA DI State Championship last spring. In her only 3,200m run of the season, she ran 11:57.01 to win the Spartan Outdoor Classic.
The CAP 6 cross country champion has track personal bests of 2:24.28 (800m) and 5:11.67 (1,600m). She was 10th in the 1,000m during the indoor track season. In fact, she has yet to officially race a 3,200m. She has a cross country personal best of 18:02.00 from the MileStat.com XC Invitational.
Gear was runner-up at the FHSAA 1A State Championship, She has a personal best of 18:04.20 from the FSU Invitational. On the track last spring, she was runner-up in the 3,200m and 5th in the 1,600m at the state meet. Her 3,200m personal best is 10:50.18.
The Toledo signee was 6th in the 3,200m at the NCHSAA 4A Outdoor State Championship. She ran a personal best of 10:49.62 at All American Track Classic, which she took 3rd. She also broke 5:00 for the 1-mile run, clocking 4:59.62. During the indoor season, she was 3rd at the state meet in the 3,200m.
Barton won the NCISAA 2A State XC Championship just a few weeks ago. During the state meet she ran a best of 18:28.30. She is also the defending 1,600m and 3,200m NCISAA DII State Champion. She has a personal best in the 1-mile of 5:03.51, and a best in the 2-mile of 10:59.00.
Lincolnton finished her senior cross country season with a NCHSAA 2A state title. At adidas XC, she ran a personal best of 18:29.20. At the 2022 NCHSAA 2A Outdoor State Championship, she was runner-up in the 1,600m.
Kinlaw was 15th at the NCHSAA 4A State Championship this fall. She ran 18:29.07 to win the Guilford County Championship. She has personal bests on the track of 5:21 (1,600m) and 11:18.54 (3,200m). She did not run during the 2022 outdoor season.
Fassinger placed 13th at the NCHSAA 4A State Championship. She opened her cross country season with her personal best of 18:33.10. Last winter, she was a state meet qualifier in the 1,000m and 1,600m. She has a best of 5:08.56 in the 1-mile run.
Pennington was runner-up to Barton at the NCISAA 2A State Championship. She ran a personal best of 18:33.70 at the event, as well. Pennington is also the defending 1,600m and 3,200m NCISAA DIII State Champion. She has bests of 5:08.33 (1,600m) and 11:24.77 (3,200m) to top it off.
Bradbury finished 10 at the VHSL Class 4 State XC Championship. She ran 10:59.48 in the 3,200m last spring at the Dogwood Track Classic. She also clocked 4:57.73 for the 1,600m at Dogwood. At the outdoor state meet, she placed 4th in the 3,200m.
Edwards was runner-up to Aycock at the NCISAA 3A State Meet. She ran a personal best of 18:41.50 at Hare & Hounds. At the 2022 NCISAA DII Outdoor State Championship, she placed 3rd in the 3,200m (11:38.92), 6th in the 1,600m and 7th in the 800m.
Martin finished 3rd at the NCHSAA 4A West Regional. If the race is close-knit, Martin may be the dark horse pick. She has a 2:15.98 800m personal best from 2021. This most recent spring, she placed 6th in both the 800m and 1,600m at the state championship.
Pasko ran a personal best of 18:24.60 to take 6th at the Union County Championship. She was 5th at the 2021-22 NCHSAA 4A Indoor State Championship in the 3,200m, where she ran 11:09.72.
Section 6 Timed Finals 1 Zealand, Allie Unattached 2 St John Kletter, Logan Unattached 3 Welsh, Chandler R.J. Reynold 4 Preisano, Justine Cuthbertson 5 Evans, Joiner Mount Tabor 6 Shaffer, Hannah Rae Cardinal Gib 7 Paci, Claire Unattached 8 Hanson, Grace Weddington H 9 Dingman, Kasey Lake Norman 10 Aycock, Ryann Cary Christi 11 Arrington, Zoe Unattached 12 Miller, Annie Metrolina Ch 13 Lazarczyk, Ina Cardinal Gib 14 Gear, Madeleine Unattached 15 Nasta, Lillian Cuthbertson 16 Barton, Caroline Unattached 17 Hopkins, Katherine Lincolnton 18 Kinlaw, Allie Page 19 Fassinger, Sarah Reagan 20 Pennington, Morgan Unattached 21 Bradbury, Reese Unattached 22 Edwards, Anna Unattached 23 Martin, Natalia Olympic 24 Pasko, Ella Marvin Ridge