In her first high school cross-country race, Annabelle Boudreau feared that she might lose track of the course if she ran in front of the field.
That is not a feeling that she plans to experience often. The freshman is as calculated as they come. From the wristwatch that she wears during races to her four-year plan, every possibility is accounted for.
Boudreau knows where she should be, where she wants to be and what is expected of her. Those working with her are cautious to project those expectations, but it is Boudreau who is setting the bar high.
“My first thing to her was, ‘What does she know?’ Sea Kings coach Bill Sumner said. “I asked her, ‘What does the next...