The Beachcomber

Leah Roter Brings Home School’s First State Title in Cross Country

Junior Leah Roter approaches the finish at the state meet. Photo by Jakin Wu.

Athena Grasso, Staff Writer

November 22, 2016

Junior Leah Roter became the Division II girls’ cross country state champion at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, Ohio on Nov. 5. Roter ended her undefeated season with a stunning time of 17:55, becoming the first Beachwood athlete in history to bring home the state cross country title. It seemed...

Hard Work Pays Off

Leah Roter prepares for a workout. Photo by Gabriela Colovan Costa.

Athena Grasso, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016

Junior Leah Roter is one of the fastest girls in the state. But you’d never guess it until you see her run. She is soft spoken, short-statured and humble. “I work hard, and running just suits me for who I am,” Roter said.  “I'm able to push the limits, and I think that’s what matters.” Last...