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Pella Boys 6th, Girls 9th at Indianola XC Meet

More Class 4A competition made for a tough night in Indianola for the Pella High cross country teams, as the boys’ squad took 6th place in the team standings and the girls finished 9th. Dowling Catholic of West Des Moines swept the team titles.

Evan Jones paced the Little Dutch, finishing in 7th place as the only runner for Pella to earn a medal. On the girls’ side, Gabi Meirick again paced the Lady Dutch, claiming 22nd place. The Pella High cross country teams are on a familiar, nearby course for their next meet; as they’ll run at Pine Knolls Country Club in Knoxville this coming Tuesday.

Full Results:
6. Pella
7 Evan Jones, Sr 16:33
25 Keegan Fitzsimmons, Sr 17:09
36 Wade Pingel, Sr 17:24
37 Ryan Sievers, Sr 17:25
39 Michael Schemm, Sr 17:27
48 Matthew Klein, Sr 17:34
66 Aaron Houtz, Jr 18:07

9. Pella
22 Gabi Meirick, Sr 15:46
36 Victoria Kleven, Sr 16:13
48 Abby Fyfe, Jr 16:30
55 Ashley Kirkland, So 16:43
64 Hannah Pickett, So 17:01
66 Sydney Swanson, Jr 17:03
77 Elizabeth DeWolf, Sr 17:54