Kyra Fuller, Mustang
The story: After Mustang graduated a strong team last year, Fuller was the most experienced returning runner, and continued to push herself. Her time of 11:39 was good for a fourth-place finish at state.
Abbey Mace, Norman North
The story: A veteran distance runner and senior leader for Norman North, Mace was always in the mix for medals. She took fifth at state at 11:39.
Jenny Mehner, Edmond North
The story: Mehner finished the season strong, taking eighth at the 6A west regional, then had the Huskies' best finish at state, coming in 10th with a time of 11:53.
Hayley Redwine, Norman
The story: Though it was crosstown rival Norman North that grabbed most of the headlines, Redwine led a very strong Norman squad that was second at state. Redwine finished third individually at 11:33.
Isabella Rose, Norman North
The story: One of Norman North's dangerous top three, Rose was second at regionals and sixth at state with a time of 11:40 to help the Timberwolves clinch the 6A crown.
Jaci Smith, Edmond North
The story: Though she didn't get the finish she wanted to the season, Smith was among the metro area's top runners all year, regularly finishing in the top five at some of the biggest meets of the season.
Runner of the Year
Belle Wallace, Norman North
The story: Wallace closed the season in style, winning the Mid-State Conference and Class 6A west regional meets, then finishing second at state with a time of 11:30.
Coach of the Year
Mike Ramsey, Norman North
The story: Ramsey's Norman North squad was about as dominant as a team could be in Class 6A, with three runners finishing in the top six, and four in the top 12, on the way to an easy team championship. The Timberwolves scored 51 points, while second-place Norman High had 118.