The 2018 South Dakota Class B and Class A State Cross Country meet was held at Yankton Trail Park on Saturday, October 20th. The Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinals entire boys varsity team participated in the event along with Addy Gilbert in the girls race. Brayden Pulscher and Adisen Stadem were the participants for the Dell Rapids Quarriers.
The Cardinal boys team finished 14th at a steam with 109 points. James Valley Christian won the boys Class B title with 44 points with Warner placing second also with 44 points. Newell placed third with 45 points.
Jacob Vogel received medalist honors with a 19th place finish in a time of 17:39.96. Connor Libis (64th) had a time of 18:51.44. Ryan Eining (90th) had a time of 19:31.23. Seth Roemen (91st) finished at 19:37.74. Thomas Eining (104th) finished at 20:18.53.
Addy Gilbert had an 87th place finish in the girls Class B race with a time of 22:55.24.
Adisen Stadem finished 99th in the girls Class A with a time of 22:12.48. Brayden Pulscher had a 92nd place finish in the boys race with a time of 19:10.53.
Deubrook Area, Ipswich, and Newell were the top three teams in girls Class B. Custer, Hill City, and Chamberlain were the top three teams in girls Class A. Custer, Vermillion, and St Thomas More were the top three teams in boys Class A.