The Naples Daily News and The News-Press are proud to announce the 12 members of the Girls Cross Country All-Region Team for the Southwest Florida Sports Awards, presented by Babcock Ranch to be held in person this spring.
During the live awards show, these nominees will be honored, as the four finalists and the winner of the Southwest Florida Cross Country Runner of the Year are revealed. All nominees will receive a free ticket while other guests can purchase tickets. More details about the program including information on how to RSVP and purchase tickets will be announced soon.
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The Southwest Florida Sports Awards show is part of the USA TODAY High School Sports Awards, the largest high school sports recognition program in the country.
Here are the All-Region Girls Cross Country Team members and Runner of the Year nominees:
Katie Beam, First Baptist, JR
Mackenzie De Lisle, Bishop Verot, FR
Gianna Del Pizzo, Lehigh, SO
Amelia Jones, Naples, JR
Sonia Lountchenko, Palmetto Ridge, SR
Olivia Olney, Fort Myers, JR
Ava Povich, Evangelical Christian, JR
Julia Reitz, Bishop Verot, JR
Gabriella Santucci, Canterbury, JR
Sofia Torres, South Fort Myers, JR
Tara Watkins, Naples, FR
Nicole Zani, Gulf Coast, SR
This article originally appeared on Fort Myers News-Press: Southwest Florida All-Region Girls Cross Country Team members are up for Runner of the Year Award