Finalists for runner of the year
Holland Hall • Jr.
Bartlesville • Sr.
Lincoln Chr. • Sr.
Rest of the first team
Bartlesville • Sr.
Recorded six top-five finishes this season, including a runner-up finish behind teammate Nathan Lauritsen at the Frontier Conference meet. Best finish of the year was winning an individual title at the 6A regional in Broken Arrow. Beat out Stillwater’s Vlad Munteanu by six seconds to become a conference champion. Capped his senior season with a third-place showing at the 6A state meet, after finishing 55th two years ago. Best time this season was 15:49.
Lincoln Christian • Sr.
Ran 15:56.77 to place third at 4A state meet, which helped Lincoln Christian win its fourth consecutive state championship. Finished as 6A regional runner-up behind teammate Luke Murphy. Had two third-place finishes, at the Broken Arrow meet in September and the 4A state preview meet at Shawnee in October. Recorded his season’s best time (15:59) in a 5K at the Chile Pepper Festival in Arkansas.
Coach of the Year
David Ayres • Bartlesville
Led Bruins to their second straight state championship, winning the Class 6A title by 36 points over Edmond Memorial. At the state meet, Bartlesville had four of the top 16 runners, including Nathan Lauritsen and James Martinez in second and third place, respectively. He was last year’s girls Coach of the Year.
Bartlesville: Reese Hammon, Spencer Hales, Tyler Linthacum
Berryhill: Drake Ellen, Jaxson Leming
Bishop Kelley: Bridger Rives, Matthew Gibson, Ryan Wheeler, Nich Barone, Carson Been, Kent Borovich
Broken Arrow: Andres Chapa, Blake McConkay
Cascia Hall: Andy Goldsmith, Matthew Shrier, Joe Kelly
Claremore: Andrew Vanaman, Johnson Long
Collinsville: Matthew Budnik, Chase Curtis
Coweta: Parker Hale, Dylan Tabor
East Central: Moises Ortiz
Edison: Aidan Aston
Glenpool: Maverick Brown
Holland Hall: Johnny Lafortune, Mac Sanders, Nathan Washecheck
Jenks: Miles Jehicka, Max Minnick
Kiefer: Ethan Castillo
Lincoln Christian: Brock Sherwin, Harison Michael, Josiah Antis, Nate Gibson
Metro Christian: Ryan Gary, Geoffrey Windsor, Caleb Cain, Cole Crockett
Okmulgee: Jayden Watkins
Owasso: Trevor Pendergraf, Sean Raburn, Jacob Rist, Parker Hoffman, Colten Poe
Regent Prep: Jackson Mazzei
Rejoice Christian: Miles Bonine
Sand Springs: Aden Baughman
Sapulpa: Mark Medina
Stillwater: Vlad Munteanu
Tahlequah: Joshua Dick, Brady Perez, Blaine Jones
Tahlequah Sequoyah: Boady Johnson, Cameron Cooper, Troy Hardbarger, Presley Hair, Santos Sanchez
Union: Sam Smith, Deven Easton