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.