2017 Mirror girls cross country all-stars

Mirror photo by Gary M. Baranec Altoona Mirror 2017 girls cross country first-team all-stars include (from left): First row—Bellwood-Antis’ Jenna Bartlett, Northern Bedford’s Denae Hershberger, Altoona’s Amanda Chamberlain and Ashley Futrell. Second row—Hollidaysburg’s Sierra McClain, Central Cambria’s Anna Dill, Carly Kaschalk and Kacy McKeel, Portage’s Kasey Chobany, Cambria Heights’ Quinn McElhenny and Maggie McMullen. Absent for photo was Central Cambria’s Ella Vrabel.

FIRST TEAM

Jenna Bartlett, jr., Bellwood-Antis: Mirror honorable mention as a sophomore … Placed first in all 10 dual meets she ran … Co-MVP of the Inter-County Conference with 59 out of a possible 60 points … Placed second at the Blair/Huntingdon meet and the Inter-County Conference meet … Finished 22nd in the District 6 Class 1A meet

Amanda Chamberlain, sr. Altoona: Two-time Mirror first-team all-star … Was 24th in the District 6 Class 3A meet … Was 32nd in the Big Valley Invite … Was 41st in the Penn Track Invite at Kutztown … Was 17th at the Kiski Invite … Was 85th at the Carlisle Invitational … Finished ninth in the Grove City Invite … 16th at districts as a junior

Kasey Chobany, sr., Portage: Mirror first-team all-star as a sophomore and senior, honorable mention as a junior … Ran a 21:55 at the PSU Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invite … Finished 11th in the District 6 Class 1A meet … Ran 21:31 at states

Anna Dill, fr., Central Cambria: Finished ninth in the District 6 Class 2A meet … Was 61st at the Carlisle Invitational … Was eighth in the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference meet

Ashley Futrell, sr., Altoona: Blair/Huntingdon meet third-place finisher … Finished 20th in the District 6 Class 3A meet … Was 95th at the Carlisle Invitational … Finished 13th at the Grove City Invite

Denae Hershberger, soph., Northern Bedford: District 5 Class 1A champion … Ran 22:23 at states … Inter-County Conference meet champion

Carly Kaschalk, sr., Central Cambria: Four-time Altoona Mirror first-team all-star … Member of the 2014 state champion Lady Red Devils and 2015 runner-up squad … Finished seventh in the District 6 Class 2A meet … Ran 20:49 at states … Was ninth at the Carlisle Invitational … Finished third in the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference meet … 10th at Districts as a freshman and 31st at states … 26th at Districts as a sophomore and 51st at states … Sixth at districts as a junior

Sierra McClain, jr., Hollidaysburg: Two-time Mirror first-team all-star and honorable mention as a freshman … Blair/Huntingdon meet champion … Finished 17th in the District 6 Class 3A meet … Was 30th in the Big Valley Invite … 13th at districts as a sophomore

Quinn McElhenny, jr., Cambria Heights: Two-time Mirror first-team all-star … Finished 18th in the District 6 Class 1A meet … Ran 22:26 at states … Was 12th in the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference meet … 23rd at districts as a sophomore

Kacy McKeel, jr., Central Cambria: Two-time Mirror first-team all-star and honorable mention as a freshman … Part of the state runner-up Lady Devils team in 2015 … Finished third in the District 6 Class 2A meet … Ran 20:54 at states … Was 59th at the Carlisle Invitational … Was fifth in the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference meet … 13th at districts as a sophomore

Maggie McMullen, fr., Cambria Heights: Finished 19th in the District 6 Class 1A meet … Ran 22:27 at the state meet

Ella Vrabel, fr., Central Cambria: Finished 10th in the District 6 Class 2A meet … Finished 19th at the Carlisle Invitational … Was seventh in the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference meet

HONORABLE MENTION

Regan Baker, jr., Altoona

Riley Boutiller, soph., Altoona

Lexie Reed, soph., Juniata Valley

Samantha Rosenberger, jr., Bishop Carroll

Aliyah Ross, fr., Williamsburg

Aly Schobel, jr., Altoona

Claudia Sigel, soph., Bedford

Melanie Stasik, sr., Penn Cambria

Mary Beth Woods, sr., Central Cambria

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