Nicki Schwarz led the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls cross country team to the finish line at the 2A Districts last week.
Photo by Jeff T. Benson, Lyon County Reporter
Cherokee, A-A, MMC/RU also compete
ORANGE CITY - The Unity Christian, Sioux Center and Western Christian girls cross country teams were the top three finishers in a Class 2A District Meet run on Thursday on the Landsmeer Golf Course here, qualfying all three of the teams for next weekend's State meet in Fort Dodge.
Sioux Center sophomore Miranda Moss was the individual champion, running the 4k course in a time of 15:21.21.
Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn runners Amber Neisius, left, and Sydney Roberts stay the course at Thursday's Class 2A District Cross Country Meet in Orange City. Photos by Jeff T. Benson, Lyon County Reporter
Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen-Union finished 7th in the team standings, while Alta-Aurelia was 9th and Cherokee 10th.
For the MMC-RU girls, Nicki Schwarz led the way, placing 13th in 16:10, followed by Sydney Roberts 37th in 17:54, Sarah Burd 40th in 17:58, Amber Neisius 48th in 18:24, Heather Hoefling 50th in 18:36, Anna Wilcox 62nd in 19:30, and carly Lehnhoff 68th in 20:06.
For Cherokee, Hanna Bennigsdorf paced the team, finishing 30th in 17:15, followed by Chyenne Mortenson 45th in 18:12, Breeana DeVos 57th in 19:13, Katy Hart 65th in 19:44, Sydney Hart 70th in 21:21, and Danni Roethler 71st in 21:22.
Alta-Aurelia's Ali Turnquist (foreground) and Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn's Heather Hoefling stay focused at last week's District Cross Country Meet.Photo by Jeff T. Benson, Lyon County Reporter
For Alta-Aurelia, Tami Bertrand led the way finishing 31st in 17:17, while Chayce Glienke was 46th in 18:20, Ali Turnquist 49th in 18:26, Alyssa Turnquist 60th in 19:25, Jayna Brechwald 64th in 19:34, and Mackenzie Gaes 74th in 25:01.
Alta-Aurelia's Tami Bertrand