The NSAA hosted its district cross country meets around the state Thursday as area athletes attempted to qualify for the state meet in Kearney on October 19th. The top 3 teams and top 15 individuals from each district qualified. At the D-5 meet, Jymmie Jensen of Burwell, Jenaya Pierce of SEM, and Alicia Rhoads of Arcadia/Loup City all qualified for the girls Class D state meet. Jensen placed 7th (21:07.8), Pierce was 12th (21:46.9), and Rhoads was 13th (21:48.9). Colin Arehart of Ansley/Lithfield qualified for the boys Class D
state meet by placing 3rd in a time of 17:30.1. Mullen qualified two runners at the D-6 meet. Trevor Kuncl qualified for the Class D boys meet by placing 14th (18:34.0) and Molly Paxton qualified for the Class D girls meet by finishing 8th (21:43.0)
The Broken Bow cross country team saw its season come to an end at the C-4 district in Ogallala. The Broken Bow boys team finished 5th in the team standings and the girls team placed 10th.