Every minute matters

The fastest runner in school history seeks return to state meet before joining Yale in Ivy League

BORN TO RUN—Rebecca Schultz is the fastest girls’ cross country runner in Westlake High history. The senior scholar athlete, who sports a 5.0 GPA, will run at Yale University next year. Photos by MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers

Every few minutes, Rebecca Schultz’s digital watch beeps.

Without looking, and without breaking stride, she pushes a button to turn off the alarm.

Every minute matters to Schultz, the greatest long distance runner in Westlake High history.

Schultz ran the faste...

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