Nike Cross Nationals: Let's Meet The 2018 Yorkville Girls


The Lady Foxes are ready to outfox the competition this time out

High School Name: Yorkville High 
School Club Name: Yorkville Running Club 
High School Head Coach: Chris Muth
School enrollment: 1781
Regular season finish: 3A State-runner-up
Entry To NXN: 2nd place- NXN MW
Final MileSplit 50 Ranking: #4----> HERE

Key seasonal performances: Minooka Flight Champions, Naperville Twilght Runner-ups, NIB-12 Champions, Quincy Sectional Champions, IHSA 3A State Runner-ups, NXN MW Runner-ups

Line up: Helena Kleronomos (So.,), Kailey Fox (Jr.), Emily Eberhart (Sr.), Hailey Simmons (So.), Sara Klemm (So.), Anna Hunter (Fr.)Olivia Borowiak (Sr.)

How good is this team: Utterly good. This may be the second best team in Illinois history outside of the current Naperville North outfit and of course the Huskies unit that placed second last year. When it mattered the Foxes dominated the competition behind the three-headed monster that comprised of Kleronomos, Fox, and Eberhart. They are arguebly the best trio for one season in state history. We can't forget about the dynamic group that Minooka had a few years with Ashley Tutt, Mackenzie Callahan, and Emily Shelton. Both sets of girls had finishers in the top 10 in the state and top 20 overall. Both groups dominated their foes with lightening fast finishes virtually every meet. The difference here is Yorkville's trio may have the ability to turn themselves into national champions with all-american placements. In terms of the meet itself, the Foxes have a strong backing at 3-7 (Hunter, Klemm, Simmons, Borowiak) and if they can get into position and close well, they will be on the podium somewhere.

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