It’s time.

The time to VOTE for which boys cross country runner is deserving of the SoCal Prep Legends boys cross country runner of the year honor.

The following athletes have been named runner of the year from their respective newspapers affiliated with the Southern California News Group, which includes 11 news outlets, including the LA Daily News, Orange County Register and nine other publications.

Click and read about each athlete and their accomplishments from the 2016 cross country season, then proceed to vote for the athlete that you think is best deserving at the bottom of the page.

This poll will close Friday, Jan. 27 at midnight.

Tell us who YOU voted for by tweeting us on Twitter @SoCalPrepLegend and using the hashtag #SCPLFanVotePOY.

Jose Melchor, Baldwin Park

Justin Hazell, El Camino Real

Ethan Comeaux, Redondo

Angel Aguirre, California

Evan Pattinelli, Flintridge Prep

Jack Landgraf, Dana Hills

Erik Gonzalez, Rubidoux

Steven Khan, Ayala

Owen Bishop, Claremont

Colby Corcoran, St. John Bosco


NOTE: SoCal Prep Legends coincides with The Southern California News Group’s 11 properties, which are the Orange County Register, L.A. Daily News, Press-Enterprise, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Long Beach Press-Telegram, The Daily Breeze, San Bernardino Sun, Daily Bulletin, Redlands Daily Facts, Whittier Daily News and Pasadena-Star News.