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Winter Park / Maitland Observer Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 2 years ago

Observer Preps Team of the Week: Winter Park High School girls cross country

Continuing a legacy of dominance, the Winter Park High School girls cross country team has once again captured the state crown.
by: Tim Freed Managing Editor

The Winter Park High School girls cross country team recently captured the 4A State Championship – sealing their spot as our Observer Preps Team of the Week. This is the sixth state championship for the program and the third in the last four years.

Over the last 5 years the girls have finished either first or second. They won state in 2014 and 2015 previously.

Rafaella Gibbons led her team with a time of 18:22.56, ranking fourth overall in the tournament.

Here is how the girls placed:

4. Rafaella Gibbons – Winter Park – 18:22.56

19. Melanie White – Winter Park – 19:14.16

34. Emma Noel – Winter Park – 19:39.18

47. Jennifer Coddington – Winter Park – 20:10.48

64. Grace Adams – Winter Park – 20:29.28

70. Lindsey Hunter – Winter Park – 20:41.08

75. Courtney Coddington – Winter Park – 20:48.65


The Observer Preps Team of the Week feature is presented by State Farm Insurance Agent Jo Barsh.

Tim Freed is the Managing Editor for the West Orange Times & Observer and the Windermere Observer. He previously spent six years covering the Winter Park/Maitland area and is a graduate of the University of Central Florida....

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