Cross Country: Cleaveland, Valls receive team's Most Valuable Runner awards

Cross Country: Cleaveland, Valls receive team's Most Valuable Runner awards

The LaGrange cross country teams handed out awards for the 2011 season.

Junior Sara Cleaveland received the women's Most Valuable Runner Award. Cleaveland was the top finisher for the women in six of eight meets. She had a top 20 finish at the Maryville Invitational and was 21st at the Southern Challenge.

Sophomore Josh Valls was the men's Most Valuable Runner. Valls finished 17th at the GSAC Championships. He was the top finisher for the men in six of the eight meets.

Kelsey Harris and Blake Shuer received the Coaches Awards. The award is given for exceptional hard work, dedication and for race time improvement throughout the course of the year.