CHISHOLM – The Prague girls finished first and boys finished fifth at their Class 3A Cross Country event at Chisholm Saturday to both qualify for the State meet next week. The top 15 racers in each event also earned individual medals.
Miranda Opela topped the girls race with a time of 12:45.8 to help catapult the Lady Red Devils over Chisholm 25-60 in the team standings. Jaxon Cooper took fourth with a time of 13:45.8, Abbey Brunson finished in 14:22.7 for seventh and Ella Schultz came in ninth at 14:29.7. Savanna Hilbun finished 11th (14:44.1), Skyy Hilbun 14th (14:48.6) and Jaycee Johnson came in 15th (14:58.5).
Zach Hickerson led the Prague boys with a third place time of 19:06.9 and Dietrich Smith came in fifth at 19:26.1. William Hessman (20:32.6) came in 13th and Chris Brown finished in 24:56.8.
The two teams will race at the State Cross Country Meet Saturday at Gordon Cooper Technology Center in Shawnee.