It's time to vote for the Missouri Girls Performer Of The Week for Week 6!
She ran a season-best 23:05.30 and the freshman won her first high school race at the Lafayette Invitational in St. Joseph.
Lafayette's senior won Parkway West Dale Shepherd Invitational in 19:01 to beat her sister, junior Natalie Barnard (19:04), getting the best of her little sister for the first time all year, as the siblings went 1-2 for the 2nd time in 3 races as Natalie won Festus Bowles Invitational and Elissa was 2nd on September 17.
In her first race since August 23, the senior picked up a win for the Cardinals at the nearby Savannah Invitational. She ran 22:35.50 to win by 22 seconds.
She posted a 38-second margin of victory at the North Callaway Invitational on Oct. 1 in Kingdom City. It was her fourth top-three finish this season.
She picked up her second win this season when she took first at the Mountain Grove Open on Sept. 27.
Voting is open until Monday at 11:59 p.m.