2018 - 2019 WEST VIRGINIA
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
AARON
WITHROW
DISTANCE RUNNER
WINFIELD HS
WINFIELD, WEST VIRGINIA
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 6-FOOT-3
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
1ST - 16:02.05
GROUP AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
25TH
FL SOUTH
“Aaron has a tremendous amount of God-given talent and has worked very hard to make the most of it. Aaron was phenomenal this year. I was impressed with the work he has done in the offseason to be his best.”
Jon Griffith
Head Coach - Head coach of Bridgeport High

Athletic Excellence


The 6-foot-3, 170-pound senior won the Group A-AA state meet this past season with a time of 16:02.05, breaking the tape 40.62 seconds ahead of his next-closest competitor and leading the Generals to a second-place finish as a team. Withrow crossed the line 25th at the Foot Locker South Regional championships and won five of eight races in 2018. He did not lose to an in-state competitor all season.

Academic Achievement


Withrow has maintained a weighted 4.32 GPA in the classroom and ranks No. 1 in his class. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to compete in cross country and track and field on scholarship at the University of Kentucky this fall.

Exemplary Character


Withrow has participated in two service-mission trips to Charlotte, N.C., and he has volunteered locally as a peer math tutor. He has also donated his time to multiple community service initiatives through his church youth group.