by: Scott McCaulley
Reeds Spring Cross Country Runner Rachel Bagg, running as an individual at the Class 3 District Meet at Hollister on Saturday, still brought home a championship for the school as she won Medalist Honors in the Girls Race on Saturday. Bagg ran a time of 19:20 which was nearly seven ahead of the second place finisher. With Reeds Spring only having four runners in the race, they did not qualify for the team competition. Host Hollister finished ninth overall as a team.
Meanwhile on the Boys Side of the Class 3 District, two area runners advance to state with Reeds Spring’s Declan Brown finishing 10th and Hollister’s Cameron Shook placing 12th. The Wolves and Tigers finished 8th and 10th respectively in the team competition.
The Branson Cross Country Team took part in the Class 4 Sectionals at Camdenton with four runners qualifying for the State Meet. On the Boys Side, Keifer Dooley finished 12th and Reece Long 16th with Madeline Caruthers and Hannah Collins taking home 13th and 27th respectively.
The Missouri State Cross Country Championships will be this Saturday at the Oak Hills Golf Center in Jefferson City.