|High School:||Eisenhower HS '11|
High School: As a junior, Berenice Penaloza placed tenth in the 4A State Championships in the 3,200 with a time of 11:06.35 seconds. The Yakima, Wash., native improved on her time the following season at the Arcadia Invitational by posting an 11:03.94 time, which is her personal best. In the 2009 cross country season, Penaloza was selected as the Columbia Basin Big Nine Runner of the Year. She placed 12th and 15th, respectively, in the 2010 and 2011 State 4A Cross Country Championships, helping Eisenhower win the title in 2011.