State Cross County Competing Tomorrow

Area teams should have a nice day to hit the course and wrap up the season for cross country, as the State AA, A and B girls and boys meets will take place at Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls.

For T.F. Riggs Pierre, the Governor harriers include; Tucker Berens and Alejandro Ramirez,  juniors Tyler Gere and Ethan Gilk, sophomore Isaac Polak, and freshmen, Trevin Black Bear and Hayden Shaffer.  The Lady Governors include; juniors Hallie Drewes, Kyla Keyes, Martell Hunter, and Morgan Oedekoven, sophomore Jessica Lutmer, eighth grader Autumn Iverson, and seventh grader Rachel Nemec.

For Stanley County boys, sophomore Kade VanDusseldorp will be running in the purple and yellow, For Sully Buttes, eighth graders Dani Frost and Calleigh Chicoine will be on the course for the girls, and boys freshmen Griffin Peterson is taking part as well.

Teams will check in Friday afternoon from 3 until 6PM, and then on Saturday morning from 10AM till 11:30.  The races are scheduled as;

Class B boys race 12:00PM

Class A boys race 12:30PM

Class AA boys race 1:00PM

Class B girls race 1:30PM

Class A girls race 2:00PM

Class AA girls race 2:30PM

The awards presentation will take place following the final race, at 3PM.    Medals will be awarded to the top 25 individual runners in each class, along with individual members of the top six teams in each class.  Trophies will be awarded to the champion and runner-up teams.  And plaques will go to 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th place teams.  Temperatures are expected to be in the mid 50’s Saturday.