Distance Running 360: How Did 2017-18 Class 2A Girls Do?

Jenna Schwartz roars her way to a harrier title last fall in Peoria

Below are the 2017 top 25 Class 2A cross country all-state placers outcomes. We chronicled their indoor and outdoor track seasons into the equation.

1. Jenna Schwartz (Jr., Waterloo) 17:05- 3200m State Champion, ran personal best 10:44.40 at Distance Night in Palatine; 7th/1600m state final; 5:00.7 PB
2. Campbell Petersen (Fr., Dunlap) 17:14- 1600m State Champion, 4:58.05 PB; State Runner-Up in 3200; 10:47.98 at DNP
3. Shanice Garbutt (Sr., Danville) 17:14- Competed in 3A; 11:07.25/3200m; placed 16th in 1600 state prelims; 5:03.63 for full mile
4. Brooke Stromsland (Fr., Lake Villa Lakes) 17:15- Competed in 3A; Ran 5:05.12 for 1600m at DNP

5. Olivia Rosenstein (So., Urbana) 17:16- Anchored 5th place state championship 4x800 relay; 5:13.19 PB/1600m

6. Lyndsey Wolters (Fr., Normal University) 17:18- No state meet appearance; 5:33.10/1600m; 11:47.01/3200m

7. Gianna Sagona (So., Belvidere North) 17:21- 18th/3200m state championship; 11:01.90 PB

8. Kayla Schiera (Sr., Sandwich) 17:24- 5th pl/1600m (5:09.97 PB); 4th pl/3200m (11:14.58 PB)

9. Arielle Summitt (Sr., Urbana University) 17:27- Competed in 1A; won third straight 800m state title in 2:11.03 PB (IL#4); 1600 state runner-up in 4:57.98PB

10. Chelsea Gale (Fr., Crystal Lake Prairie Ridge) 17:28- Did not run track (played club soccer) 

11. Lauren Katz (Sr., Vernon Hills) 17:34- Competed in 3A; did not qualify for state meet; ran 2:18.00i/800m; 12:06.97/3200m; 5:14.53/1600m

12. Rachel Richtman (So., Maple Park Kaneland) 17:35- Competed in 3A; 12th pl 3200m state meet/11:07.40; 5:13.20i/1600m

13. Kylie Hagmann (Jr., Woodstock) 17:35- 8th pl 3200m state meet/11:22.78; 5:29.65/1600m; 2:28.96/800m

14. Ayah Aldadah (Sr., Dunlap) 17:39- Competed in 4x800 state prelims; 11:15.45/3200m; 5:20.86i/1600m
15. Rachel Hickey (Sr., LaSalle-Peru) 17:41- 800m state champion; IL#2 2:10.09; 4:56.54/1600m; 11:06.86/3200m; anchored team to a 4th pl 4x800 finish at state
16. Jadyn Jacobs (Fr., Washington) 17:43- Did not run track (played soccer)
17. Sabrina Elder (Sr., Belvidere North) 17:44- Competed in 3A; ran on 5th pl state final 4x800 relay; 59.24/400m
18. Marianne Mihas (Fr., Chicago Latin) 17:45- Class A 1600 state champion; 4:55.68/1600m (IL#4); 2:16.65/800m; 59.41/400m
19. Addie Pulley (Sr., Rock Island Alleman) 17:46- Competed in 1A; placed 10th in state 3200; 11:38.80PB; 5:27.45/1600m
20. Grace Breitbach (Sr., Peoria Notre Dame) 17:47- 5:39.13i/1600m; did not run outdoor due to injury

21. Madison Diercks (So., Belvidere North) 17:48- Competed in 3A; 13th/5-3 High Jump (5-4PB); Triple Jump 36-0.75 PB; 12th state/1600; 4:58.74PB; anchored state 5th pl 4x800 relay

22. Franny Verville (Sr., Dunlap) 17:49- anchored 4x800 to state championship; 4th pl state meet/1600m; 5:01.50PB; 11:00.48i PB
23. Chian Scott (So., Urbana) 17:54- ran on 5th pl state 4x800 relay; 5:15.37PB/1600m; 11:52.90/3200m
24. Brisa McGrath (Jr., Mahomet-Seymour) 17:55- 11:43.77/3200m; 5:21.04/1600m

25. Abby Johnson (Jr., Dunlap) 17:59- 11:24.48/3200m; 5:27.60i/1600m