Alyssa Snyder of Park City High School scored a major victory against many of Utah's best at the Highland Invitational last Thursday as she crossed the line first on the 2.9 mile course at Sugar House Park (Salt Lake City) in a time of 17:27. A sub 5 minute miler last spring at altitude, while running a 10:30 coming down in elevation for the Arcadia Invitational 3200, Snyder finished 26th in last year's Nike Cross Nationals as a junior.
Vote for MileSplit's National Girls XC Performer of the Week #1 (Monday, August 18th through Saturday, August 23rd meets). The following 10 girls from 10 different states had national noteworthy wins in major invitationals and races this past week. Pick the one that most impressed you. Voting ends on Wednesday, August 27th at 8 PM ET.