The Iowa High School Cross Country State Championships take place tomorrow at Kennedy Park in Fort Dodge.
Following a 2nd place finish last season missing a state title by a single point, the Hempstead boys team is on a mission to bring home a 4-A state team championship this season and the Wahlert boys will be in the Class 3A championship field.
Individual state boys qualifiers include Senior’s Connor Kilgore and Western Dubuque’s Cade Messer. . In Class 2A; Bellevue’s Brady Griebel will also be running for state medalist honors.
On the girls side in Class 3A, Wahlert will be looking to defend their state team title from last season and in Class 4A, Senior, Hempstead, and Western Dubuque are among the teams chasing a championship.
Individual state girls qualifiers included Bellevue’s Gabby Williamson and Delaney Dunne in Class 2-A and n 1A Lauren Ostwinkle of Cascade.