The De Smet Bulldog Cross Country team participated in the Region 2B Cross Country meet in Colman on Wednesday, October 12th. The Bulldogs had two state qualifiers with top 20 finishes.
The girls team finished sixth with 57 points. The boys team finished seventh with 72 points.
Adalyn Gross qualified for state with a 19th place finish with a time of 21:58.34. Bella Wilkinson also qualified for state finishing 20th in a time of 22:08.24. Aubree Blue (27th) had a time of 22:54.20. Charlie McCune (34th) finished in 23:43.51, and Alyssa Asleson (37th) had a time of 24:15.52.
Chase Temme just missed qualifying for state with a 21st place finish in a time of 20:09.21. Gabriel Aughenbaugh (27th) had a time of 21:39.16. Jordan Botkin (31st) finished in. 22:11.72. Ethan Johnson (33rd) completed in 22:14.70, and Kaleb Johnson (43rd) had a time of 26:34.41.
Gross and Wilkinson will run in the 2022 South Dakota Class B Cross Country Meet in Huron on Saturday, October 22nd.