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State Title for Pella Boys Cross Country Team

The Pella High School boys cross country team claimed the team title at this weekend’s State Cross Country Meet, after two consecutive seasons with runner-up finishes. Top-ranked Pella was led by a sixth-place finish from Zach Buchheit, who earned all state honors. The Little Dutch girls team also ran well, finishing fifth in the team standings. Also in Class 3-A, the Knoxville boys placed ninth, and Pella Christian took sixth in Class 2-A. Individual runners from Knoxville and Pella Christian’s girls’ teams also ran at Fort Dodge Saturday, along with both boys and girls from Pleasantville and the PCM boys squad.