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Reporter & Farmer photo by John Suhr
The Webster Area boys and girls cross country teams will be heading to the State A meet in Huron Oct. 25 as the boys were Region 1A runner-up and the girls took third. Pictured from front left are Kayla Schimmel, Mariah Volesky, Kendra Johnson, Brianna Mount, McKenzie Volesky, Haley Rithmiller; back, Alex Leschisin, Ty Dunse, Tristan Anderson, Jayden Hortness, Connor Fischer and Region 1A runner-up Jordan Bauer. The state meet will be held at Broadland Creek Golf Course, Huron with the girls running at 1:30 and the boys event at 2:30.

The Bearcats are going to the big show

by Emre K. Erku

The Webster Area Bearcat cross country teams ran their hearts out Oct. 16 at the 1A Regions, taking second in boys and third in girls to each gain team entrance to the South Dakota State meet.

Webster boys and girls will head to the State A meet in Huron Oct. 25 as the girls will run at Huron’s Broadland Creek Golf Course at 1:30 p.m. and the boys will run at 2:30.

Region 1A results

In the varsity girls division it was Mariah Volesky taking fourth at a time of 16:35:85 in a field of 46 runners. Following placers were McKenzie Volesky taking fifth at 16:52:86, Haley Rithmiller 16th at 17:50:89, Kendra Johnson 21st at 18:06:64, Brianna Mount 29th at 18:51:02 and Kayla Schimmel 36th at 19:42:24. Overall, the girls took a state qualifying third place in a pool of seven schools.

In varsity boys division it was Jordan Bauer taking second at a time of 18:22:26 in a field of 40 runners. Other placers were Alex Leschisin taking 10th at 18:42:88, Connor Fischer 15th at 19:26:49, Ty Dunse 21st at 19:41:88, Tristan Anderson 30th at 20:28:72 and Jayden Hortness 32nd at 20:40:16. Overall the boys took second in a pool of five schools.

In JV girls division Hannah Block placed seventh at a time of 16:18:87 in a field of 25 runners. Other placers were Kaelyn Somsen taking 12th at 16:50:65 and Elisabeth Else 15th at 17:23:24.

In JV boys division Kyle Ewalt took second at a time of 12:39:28 in a field of 30 runners.

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