The Beresford Watchdog cross country team will send three runners to the state meet after top 20 finishes at the Region 3A meet on Wednesday, October 11th. The boys team also had a fifth place finish with 144 points.
Ella Merriman punched a ticket to state with a 19th place finish in a time of 21:57.68. Lillie Boden (33rd) finished in 23:46.46. Brynn Voss (41st) completed in 24:50.45, and Kylie Mockler (48th) had a time of 27:39.81.
Hunter Penn placed 15th to qualify for state with a time of 18:25.98. Espyn Klungseth also qualified for state with a 17th place finish in a time of 18:26.84. Brock Koth (33rd) had a time of 19:50.79. Kasen Voss (42nd) finished in 20:19.92. Oliver Merriman (43rd) completed in 20:22.70, and Henry Huether (46th) had a time of 20:34.32.
The 2023 South Dakota State A Cross Country Meet will be held at Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls on Saturday, October 21st.