Josh Fletcher qualified for the state cross country meet after a top 20 finish at regions on Thursday, October 14th. The Dell Rapids Quarrier cross country teams ran in the Region 2A meet in Madison. The girls team finished eighth with 135 points, and the boys team finished ninth with 151 points.
Fletcher placed seventh to earn a spot at the state meet with a time of 17:54.87. Jackson Pepper (44th) had a time of 21:01.49. Jack Montgomery (51st) finished in 21:45.50, and Weston Mason (54th) had a time of 22:13.50.
Madyn Lacey (30th) had a time of 23:31.11. Elizabeth Price (33rd) finished in 24:13.52. Peyton VanZee (38th) had a time of 25:33.61, and Cariss Montgomery (44th) had a time of 28:22.20. Adisen Stadem, who was projected to finish in the top 20, was unable to finish the race due to a medical reason.
The 2021 South Dakota Class A State Cross Country meet will be held on Saturday, October 23rd at Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls.