Doug Conley Invitational

Gabrielle Enns of Chandler High finishes during the Doug Conley Invitational cross country meet at Shalimar Golf Course on Saturday, September 24, 2016 in Tempe, Arizona.

All-Tribune Girls Cross Country

First team

Name           School       Yr.      Comment

Emily Crall     Desert Vista Sr.      Team leader for squad that nearly finished 1 thru 5

Baylee Jones  Desert Vista Sr.      Nice rebound year after mono marred Jr. year

Haley Wolf     Desert Vista Jr.       Finished as state runner-up to SDO’s Bries

Brooklyn Christofis D.Vista Fr.      Ranked top 10 nationally for Class of 2020

Amanda Davis Desert Vista Sr.     A top runner at nearly any other program

Runner of the year: Emily Crall, Desert Vista

Coach of the year: Jeff Messer, Desert Vista. A year after finishing a surprising third, Messer re-evaluated a few things of the process and posted one of the best seasons ever seen in Arizona.

Second team

Name                  School   Yr. Comment

Caroline McCleskey Highland Fr.  Will battle DV’s Christofis for years to come

Kailey Welch         Mtn View So. The Toros program continues to crank out young talent

Sydney Rhodes      Highland Sr.  The Hawks always have a top competitor

Alaina Katuz    Campo Verde Jr.   Highest finisher in DII at eighth place

Mihajla Milovanovic Chandler So. Top placer for runner-up Wolves at 18

Morgan Foster Chandler So. Chandler has nice 1-2 punch for two more years

Honorable mention

Becca Taylor, Chandler; Gabrielle Enns, Chandler; Nikki Hemmerlin, Red Mountain; Olivia Grieve, Mountain Pointe; Rachel McClevel, Highland; Dantella Miranda, Tempe; Alexus Navarro, Queen Creek; Rachel Field, Gilbert Christian; Jhaerie Sebastian, Gilbert Christian; Olivia Mountain, Chandler Prep; Justine Cooper, Chandler Prep.

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