- KNIA / KRLS - http://kniakrls.com -

State Qualifying Cross Country Sites Determined


Local cross country teams know the field of teams they will need to outrun to make it to the state meet on October 27th.

No. 3 ranked Pella’s girls and the No. 10 boys will get to race on their home course at Central College. On the girls side, No. 7 Dallas Center-Grimes and No. 14 Carlisle represent the other ranked teams, while on the boys side, Pella will welcome No. 3 Carlisle and No. 5 DCG. Knoxville is also competing in Pella.

Pella Christian will join PCM at the 2A Tipton site. The hosting Tipton boys are the No. 1 ranked team in 2A, with No. 8 Williamsburg and No. 12 Davis County. The No. 1 ranked Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks lead the girls field, with No. 2 Williamsburg, No. 11 Springville-Central City and No. 12 Danville/New London in that field as well. Pleasantville will go to Panorama in Panora, with the No. 3 rated girls team of the hosts, as well as the No. 8 Roland-Story and No. 13 Des Moines Christian boys.

Melcher-Dallas heads to Marshalltown in Class 1A, and Twin Cedars will head to Regina.

For all area teams, the state qualifying meets will be held on Thursday, October 18