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CCMS 7th grade boys place first at state

CHARLES CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY

CCMS 7th grade boys place first at state

7th grade girls team captures third place as a team

The Charles City Middle School 7th grade boys placed first in Class 3A at the state junior high championship meet, known as the Washburn Classic, held in Ankeny on Oct. 17.

Charles City won the team title with 27 points. Gilbert was second with 28.

Logan Luft led Charles City finishing second among runners on complete teams with a time of 11 minutes, 36 seconds. Overall, he placed fifth on the two-mile course. His time is also a new school record.

Charles City’s Antwone Cooper placed third among team runners at 11:56. he was seventh overall.

Also contributing to the Comets’ first place finish, with the team scores listed here, were Austin Connerley at fifth with 11:59, Cameron Kakac at 17th with 12:59, Drew Staudt at 21st with 13:22 and Alex Bauer at 22nd woith 13:26.

The Charles City 7th grade girls placed third as a team in Class 3A, with a point total of 53. Decorah took first with 25 points, followed by Pella with 49.

Kiki Connell led Charles City with a third-place finish overall and among complete team racers at a time of 12:37 on the two-mile course. Also scoring for the Comets, with their team score place finishes listed, were Marly Hagarty in 12th at 13:31, Nia Litterer in 16th at 13:57, Brianna Ross in 22nd at 14:29, Ashlynn Cother in 28th at 14:58, and Rylie Patrie in 31st at 15:32.

The Charles City 8th grade boys placed 11th as a team, with Bradley Andrews leading the squad with a 37th place team score finish at 12:37. Hayden Pleggenkuhle placed 46th at 13:04, Phillip Bachman was 51 at 13:20, Josiah Carr was 54th at 13:36, Mason Holmen was 57th at 13:48 and Zack Quade was 65th at 15:55.

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