State Cross Country Championships Set for Friday

The 2019 NSAA State Cross Country Championships will take place Friday at the Kearney Country Club. The schedule begins with Class C Girls at Noon followed by Class A Girls at 12:30, Class C Boys at 1pm, Class A Boys at 1:30, Class D Girls at 2pm, Class B Girls at 2:30, Class D Boys at 3pm, Class B Boys at 3:30.

Broken Bow qualified as a team for the Class C boys competition. Representing the Indians will be Lane Russell, Garrett Phillips, Noah Osmond, Martin Bailey, Daine Wardyn, and Treyton Hurlburt. Broken Bow cross country coach Jason Daffer visited with Central Nebraska’s Sports Source following last week’s district meet and said the preparation for state will be similar to the preparation for other meets.

Mullen will have a strong presence at this year’s state meet.  Trevor Kuncl, Hayden Jennings and Molly Paxton will compete in Class D.  Kuncl and Paxton were the Class D6 boys and girls district champions.  Others from the area who will compete in Class D include : Boys – Collin Arehart of Ansley/Litchfield ; Girls – Harley Myers of Ansley/Litchfield, Colleen Fulton of Arcadia/Loup City, and Jymmie Jensen of Burwell.

Listen for reports from this year’s state championships during the day on KBBN 95.3 FM.