GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

Congratulations to Milton High School junior Bridget Mitchell, who was named Runner of the Year by the Boston Globe. Bridget was one of only two girls to receive this honor.  She was recognized for her outstanding cross country season, which included a 1st-place finish at the All-State Division 2 race (19:15), which led Milton to a state title. She finished first at the Twilight Meet (18:06) and first at the Bay State Invitational Kevin Maloney race (18:54).

Senior Colette O’Leary was recognized as a Boston Globe All-Scholastic for the fall cross country season. O’Leary finished eighth at the EMass Division 4 meet (19:09) and helped her team to the title. She finished 19th at the All-State Division 2 meet (20:08) as Milton won the state championship. Colette will attend UMass-Amherst in the fall.

The two girls mentioned above, as well as Ella Affanato and Naomi Negassi were all voted Bay State League All-Stars.