* Rachel Forsyth (left) won the NPOTW Week 13 honor; Izzie Sullivan (right) is a nominee for Week 14 of the cross country season
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Rachel Forsyth added her first state title to her resume last weekend.
At the MHSAA State Championship, the sophomore crossed the finish line in a new personal best of 17:09.32 for 5K to win the title by 11 seconds.
Forsyth led Ann Arbor Pioneer to its third straight team title with 68 points and an 18:13 average.
Last week, Forsyth received 47-percent of the votes and earned over 415 tallies. A huge congratulations goes to Forsyth for the accomplishment.
Let's move on to week 14 of the cross country season National Performer of the Week presented by New Balance poll.
Vote for whom you think should win this week's national honor following this most recent week of action. Voting will end Friday, and we'll recognize the winner every Monday during the unveiling of the newest poll. Better yet, each boy and girl winner will win a pair of New Balance shoes.
We are requesting winners (or their parents or coaches) from each week to email Cory Mull at firstname.lastname@example.org and Olivia Ekpone at email@example.com to notify us of your contact.
For NPOTW winners dating all the way back to July 12, we haven't forgotten about you! We have kept track of your information and will email you once the New Balance order goes out. Stay tuned!
Vote below in the poll and let us know your thoughts in the comments. For reference, check our Top 25 Cross Country Performances of the Week. You can also vote in our National Boys Performer of the Week poll.
NPOTW Cross Country Winners:
- Week 1 Winner: Karina James, Lowell (IN)
- Week 2 Winner: Lily Cridge, Bishop Chatard (IN)
- Week 3 Winner: Avalon Mecham, American Fork (UT)
- Week 4 Winner: Nicki Southerland, Delta (IN)
- Week 5 Winner: Bethany Michalak, Air Academy (CO)
- Week 6 Winner: Dalia Frias Mira Costa (CA)
- Week 7 Winner: Karrie Baloga, Cornwall (NY)
- Week 8 Winner: Ciara O'Shea, Madison Central (KY)
- Week 9 Winner: Ali Weimer, Saint Michael-Albertville (MN)
- Week 10 Winner: Thais Rolly, McLean (VA)
- Week 11 Winner: Lilly Shapiro, Colts Neck (NJ)
- Week 12 Winner: Ruth White, Orono (ME)
- Week 13 Winner: Rachel Forsyth, Ann Arbor Pioneer (MI)