Southern Colorado high schools made their presence felt Saturday at the Norris-Penrose Event Center. Cross Country State Championships were held with multiple winners coming out of the southern half of the state.
Here is a brief recap of the action sorted by classification:
2A Girls: Top finisher was Helen Cross of Nederland. She and the rest of Nederland also took home the team title.
2A Boys: Top finisher was Benjamin Kelley of South Routt. Team winner was Lyons, Rocky Ford came in 3rd for the team scores.
3A Girls: Top finisher was Quinn McConnell of Peak to Peak. They also claimed the team title with TCA coming in 3rd.
3A Boys: Top finisher was Mason Norman of TCA. The Titans also took home the team title.
4A Girls: Top finisher was Elizabeth Constien of Battle Mountain. They took home the team title as well with Palmer Ridge coming in 2nd.
4A Boys: Top finisher was Cole Sprout of Valor Christian. But Palmer Ridge takes home the team title with Air Academy in 5th.
5A Girls: Top finisher was Jenna Fitzsimmons of Mountain Vista. They took home the team title as well with Rampart holding their own in the 8th spot.
5A Boys: Top finisher was Charlie Perry of Monarch. Mountain Vista claimed the team title with Rampart in 3rd.
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