These happy runners qualified for the Iowa State Class 1A Cross Country Meet, run Saturday Nov. 1 in Fort Dodge, with the top 10 runners earning individual berths, and the top three teams also qualifying. Below (left), River Valley's Kaysi Byers placed eighth in the Galva-Holstein Regional in a time of 16:41 to make state. Below (right), G-H's John Harris was 10th in 17:41 to make state.
(Right)- Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn's Jay Welp placed fourth in 17:10 to make state. (Left) - the G-H girls cross country team qualified for state with a third-place finish. Top Pirate finishers, in no particular order, include Ashley Drey, Jayde Boyle, Jessica Mathes, Breanne Mathes, and Meg Kofmehl. Photos by Roy Tucker