It was a banner day for Colorado at the XC Town USA Meet of Champions in Terre Haute, Indiana!
Colorado's Cherry Creek (Colorado Bruins) and Valor Christian (Valor XC & Distance) went 1-2 in a stellar girl's field.
Cherry Creek solidified their spot on top of Colorado, as the 5A state champions tallied 90 points. Valor was a solid runner-up, tallying 109 - 20 points ahead of third-place finisher, North Naperville.
Leading Cherry Creek was 5A state champion, Riley Stewart, who finished second overall in 17:18. Stewart raced like clockwork, running splits of 5:32-5:34, and 6:11 for the final 1.1 miles.
Liberty Bell course record holder Sydney Thorvaldson took the individual title, running 16:38.
Cherry Creek's Shelby Balding also cracked the top-20, finishing 18th, two-seconds behind Whitfield, in 18:10.
In addition to Whitfield's finish, scoring for Valor's runner-up squad was Brooke Wilson, who finished 30th, Jocelyn Millican, who finished 61st, Jordan Blankenship, who finished 66th, and Isabella Prosceno, who finished 79th.