Four runners from the Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal cross country teams, two boys and two girls, qualified for the state cross country meet by finishing in the top 20 of the Region 2B Meet. The regional meet was held at Rocky Run Golf Course in Dell Rapids on Wednesday, October 13th.
Lucy Vargas had a 17th place finish in a time of 23:08.90. Addy Gilbert placed 20th with a time of 23:09.15. Vargas and Gilbert will represent the Cardinals at state. Cami Wolles (23rd) had a time of 23:38.24. Sierra Klein (36th) finished in 24:45.13. Madison Reiff (42nd) had a time of 25:48.34. The girls team finished sixth in the team standings with 60 points.
Noah Reiff placed 11th with a time of 20:11.31. Seth Roemen was 17th in a time of 20:29.77. N. Reiff and Roemen will represent the Cardinal boys team at the state meet. Owen Vargas (25th) had a time of 21:43.31. Gabe Nelson (37th) finished in 24:42.28. The boys team finished fourth with a total of 39 points.
The 2021 South Dakota Class B State Cross Country Meet will be held on Saturday, October 23rd at Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls.