VOTE: XC Athletes of the Week (9/11 - 9/18)

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There were some incredible performances this past weekend. Each week - The PA MileSplit crew will nominate multiple athletes and allow you to vote for the Runner of the Week. This week's poll will close on Thursday (September 21st) at 7:00 pm ET

Be sure to vote in both of the MileSplit Picks windows below:

The Week's Boys Candidates:

(Listed in Random Order)

Colin Whitaker (Lampeter Strasburg) - Ran the second fastest time in PA History (14:42.60) to finish second at the adidas XC Challenge. He currently has the seventh fastest HS Boys time in the nation (2023).

Dale Hall (Hampton) - Won the Boardman Invitational (OH) by out-kicking Jack Bertram of North Allegheny. He led his team to the team title with his new personal best of 15:36.1.

Vinay Raman (Hershey) - Raman won the Ben Bloser Bulldog XC Invitational (3A Race) by running a PA No. 25 15:47. Raman edged out Chambersburg's Ari Snyder and in doing so helped lead Hershey to the 91 to 92 victory over Chambersburg.

Ethan Vaughan (Fox Chapel Area) - Posted a 15:58.70 to win the Kiski Invitational. Vaughan broke 16-minutes for the first time and lead his team to a dominant overall victory.

The Week's Girls Candidates:

(Listed in Random Order)

Claire Paci (Greencastle-Antrim) - Paci ran an outrageous 17:54.37 to win the Ben Bloser Bulldog XC Invitational 3A race. She finished 40-seconds quicker than the next finisher and notched a new PA No. 3.

Wren Kucler (North Allegheny) - Last week's AOTW extended her win streak by picking up the Individual title at the Boardman Spartan XC Invitational. She ran 17:49, which would rank as the PA No. 2.

Alli DeLisi (Penn Charter) - Ran a stellar 18:07.2 at the adidas XC Challenge to finish 12th.  The time was a 32-second personal best and catapults her to the PA No. 6 slot.