Three young men represented Iowa Mennonite School at the 1A State Qualifier meet held at Seminole Valley Park Thursday. Sophomore Levi Geyer led the way placing fiftieth with a time of 18:39. This was his best performance of the year. Freshman Jacob Boller also had his best performance of the year covering the five kilometer course in 21:07. Geyer and Boller both ran very evenly paced races on the flat course to achieve these times. Micah Miller also competed well placing one hundred fiftieth in 24:49. Jim Wang was not able to compete due to illness. “These young men worked hard this season at a sport many would not attempt. The rewards of this hard work include improvement in their times, enjoyment of the process and the satisfaction of their accomplishments.” Andrew Meyer of Bellevue won the race with a time of 16:09. Iowa City Regina, Bellevue and Wapello all qualified for the state meet.
|Boys Team Scores|
|Boys Individual results||Iowa City Regina||83|
|Calamus – Wheatland||173|
|Winfield – Mt. Union||194|
|Prince of Peace||435|
Mackenzie Gutierrez and Rachel Geyer competed in the first ever high school cross country race held at Seminole Valley Park. Gutierrez ran her best race of the season running the entire 5000 meters in 24:17 to place sixty-fifth. Rachel Geyer ran the course in 26:24 to place ninety-fourth. Alyssa Williams of Durant lead from the gun to win the race in 18:26. The Central Elkader, Starmont and Iowa City Regina teams all qualified to compete at the state meet October 31 in Fort Dodge.
|Girls Individual results||Girls Team Scores|
|Mackenzie Gutierrez||65th||24:17||Central Elkader||47|
|Iowa City Regina||92|
|Winfield – Mt. Union||349|