The cross-country is in full swing season and the times across the state are showing that.
Below are the top girls performances from the past week around Missouri. The winner will be crowned the Missouri Girls Runner of the Week for Sept. 18-24.
Polling starts on Monday, Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. CT and ends on Friday at 12 p.m.
Mary McKenzie, Cor Jesu Academy
McKenzie, a sophomore, won her third race of the season - and her fourth was a second-place finish. She won the 27th Annual Ed White Festival of Races on Saturday, running 18:39.90 - a winning margin of 51 seconds.
Kenzleigh Goans, California
In a pair of races last week, she was fifth at the Gans Creek Classic in the White Division on Saturday and took first at the Boonville Cross Country Invitational on Tuesday, running 20:20.55.