The eighth grader from Lake County went undefeated this season and set a personal best time of 11:16 at one of her earlier races. Dennison also excels on the road racing circuit and the track, where she often seeks out opportunities to test herself against more experienced opposition.
In addition to her individual triumph at State's, Dennison, who represents Mentor Memorial, guided her squad to a third place finish in the team standings.
Savannah Dennison collected individual and team hardware at the State Championship.
(Make sure to tune in to the interview above to learn more about Savannah's accomplishment).
MileSplit caught up with Mentor coach, Bill Dennison for more insight on his daughter's progress.
Savannah is a very goal-oriented young lady, who will be finishing off her 2018 cross country season by racing against elite level competition at the Coaches National Meet in Louisville, KY, the AAU Nationals in Knoxville, TN and the USATF Nationals in Reno, NV.