Trevor Halsted finishes sixth while Grayson Hough is 11th overall
SIMI VALLEY HS '12: Two-time All-Marmonte League and All-Ventura County first-team selection... Selected as Ventura County Senior Runner of the Year after finished second overall at the Marmonte League Cross Country Finals, clocking in at 17:44.08... Helped lead Simi Valley HS to the CIF-Southern Section Div. II Cross Country championship, placing 17th individually with a time of 17:50, and a fourth-place finish at the state championship meet... Competed at prestigious Nike Cross Country Nationals in December... Advanced to the CIF-Southern Section Prelims in the 1,600-meter as a senior... Posted a PR of 5:00.98 in the event during her junior year, placing sixth at the section finals... Also has career-best of 10:56.98 in 3,200 from section prelims in 2011... Named Simi Valley HS Female Athlete of the Year.
PERSONAL: Parents are Eric and Marjorie Barr... Has one brother, Chris... Majoring in exercise biology... Says that she didn't begin competing on varsity cross country until her junior year of high school... Hopes to someday compete in a triathlon... Event in history she would like to see is Billy Mills winning the gold medal in the 10,000 at the 1964 Olympic Games.