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Prep cross-country

Huskies place seventh at state

Oct 29, 2012
Courtesy of: Norv Coblentz/Advance Photography Highland's Tucker Hall (left) and Matt Eden run side-by-side during the Class 1A race at Saturday's state cross-country meet in Fort Dodge. Eden finished 44th and Hall was 46th as the pair led the Huskies to a seventh-place finish.

FORT DODGE — All season long, the Highland boys’ cross-country team had a goal of getting to state and improving upon last season’s 11th-place finish in Fort Dodge. The Huskies did just that, finishing seventh in Class 1A at Saturday’s state meet at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course.

The seventh-ranked Huskies totaled 197 points. Senior Matt Eden finished 44th in 17:33 to lead Highland, and freshman Tucker Hall crossed the finish line one second later in 46th place. Freshman Keiffer Sexton came in 59th in 17:48, and senior Zach Popham was 73rd in 18:08. Sophomore Evan Mahler rounded out the scoring with his 86th-place finish in 18:24, and junior Josh Brase finished one second later in 87th place. Senior Luke Mahler came in 102nd in 18:50.

IMS senior Cody Miller came in 23rd in the Class 1A race. He crossed the finish line in 17:11.

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