All-Area Boys Cross Country

December 06, 2006

First Team

Cory Hampshire, So., Jefferson, Runner of the Year

Hampshire won his second straight West Virginia Class AAA Region II title and placed fourth at states. He also won titles at the Apple Valley League championships, Interstate Classic and Hedgesville and Jefferson invitationals.

Corey Centofonti, Jr., Smithsburg

Centofonti, the Washington County champ, placed third at both the Maryland Class 1A state and West region meets. He also won titles at the Brunswick and Don Stoner invitationals.

Justin Cole, Sr., Williamsport

Cole, the MVAL Antietam champion, joined the short list of four-time Maryland Class 1A state medalists.

James Finucane, Jr., Mercersburg Academy

Finucane was champion of the Mid-Atlantic Prep League.

Mike Lilley, So., Williamsport

Lilley placed fourth at the Maryland Class 1A state meet and won a title at the Oatlands Invitational.


Lenny Roach, So., Berkeley Springs

Roach was the West Virginia Region II Class AA-A runner-up and placed sixth at states.

Chris Snyder, Sr., McConnellsburg

Snyder was the PIAA District 5 champ and also won titles at the Enos Yeager and State College invitationals.

Coach of the Year

Jaime Mason, Clear Spring

Mason guided the Blazers to their second straight Maryland Class 1A state title.

Second Team: Dustin Adams, Sr., Clear Spring; Nick Belotte, Jr., Hedgesville; Cory Horton, So., Clear Spring; Chris Ledden, Jr., Jefferson; Channon Riggs, Sr., Chambersburg; Tyler Small, Sr., Mercersburg Academy; J.J. Strike, Sr., Chambersburg; Tim Wertner, Sr., Greencastle-Antrim.

The All-Area runners were selected by The Herald-Mail sports staff.

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