#XCBEAST Girls of 10/4 Weekend

Defending Washington 3A state cross country champion Andrea Masterson of the Lakeside School has put together back to back swift 5K performances with a 17:22 win on the Bellevue Invitational two Saturdays ago and most recently this past weekend posting a personal best time of 17:13 at the Curtis Invitational to emerge as potentially the best runner in her state for this fall post-Alexa Efraimson turning pro. (Photo by Gary Paulson)

Immediately after each weekend of meets for the rest of this cross country season, MileSplit will be selecting a 14 boys and 14 girls nationally who truly had a BEAST race in their cross country meets over the past.

What defines an #XCBEAST? A #XCBeast performance can be seen by an elite cross country runner blowing out a field, shattering a course/meet record, defeating a fierce rival, leading their team to victory, performing in the clutch or pulling out a win in dramatic fashion, and many more ways to standout with jaw-dropping times and win.

These 14 XC girls went into "beast mode" with their race performances this past week (9/29 through 10/4). Click next to proceed.