Kee girls cross country team just misses repeat trophy performance, finishes fourth among Class 1A State Meet elite by just three points

Brennan, Meyer run to All-State finishes ... Kee girls cross country senior Katie Brennan and freshman Haley Meyer ran to All-State finishes within the top-15 Class 1A individuals at the State Cross Country Meet held at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course near Fort Dodge Saturday, October 27. Pictured above, left to right from 15th to first place, after being recognized during the Class 1A awards ceremony are those top-15 individuals, including Central Elkader junior Jasmine Meuller (20:22.6), Hudson junior Jenna Twait (20:21.6), Nodaway Valley junior Reagan Weinheimer (20:21.4), Riverside senior Alexis Post (20:15.7), North Mahaska junior Cheyenne Shaw (20:14.2), Denver junior Grace Beck (20:12.2), AGCG junior Kate Crawford (20:11.3), Kee freshman Haley Meyer (20:08.8), Kee senior Katie Brennan (20:02.9), Turkey Valley freshman Jalyssa Blazek (19:59.3), Iowa City Regina sophomore Annalee Bartels (19:49.4), Logan-Magnolia freshman Courtney Sporrer (19:36.5), Logan-Magnolia junior Taylor Sporrer (19:34.0), Tri-Center Neola sophomore Peyton Pogge (19:24.5) and Bedford senior Emma Lucas (18:41.7). Brennan (right photo) and Meyer (left photo) are also pictured in the photos at right competing during Saturday’s Class 1A State Meet race, where Brennan ran to a seventh-place overall finish, fifth for team scoring purposes, in 20:02.9 and Meyer ended up right behind her in eighth place overall, sixth for team scoring purposes, in 20:08.8. View and find out how to purchase these photos and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

Brennan and Meyer run to All-State finishes among Class 1A’s top-15 elite

The Kee girls cross country team returned to the scene of its greatest accomplishment from last season, looking to make another mark among the Class 1A elite at this season’s Iowa High School State Cross Country Meet held at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course near Fort Dodge Saturday, October 27. Returning with four of their top five scored runners from last season’s third-place team finish, the Lady Hawks were poised to do just that and ended up just shy of equaling last season’s accomplishment, finishing fourth in this season’s field of Class 1A’s 15 best teams by a mere three points behind last season’s Class 1A champion, Hudson.

Logan-Magnolia 66; Iowa City Regina 128; Hudson 142; KEE 145; Denver 153; Starmont 175; Pekin 178; Earlham 213; Marquette Catholic 241; North Linn 247; East Marshall 258; Tri-Center, Neola 259; Ridge View 268; Fort Dodge St. Edmond 273; AC/GC 291

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