Michael Gallagher will be making a trip to the 4A state cross country meet this weekend in Wamego after posting an 11th place, 5K finish in the Anderson County regional, Oct 20.
Gallagher raced to a 5K time of 18:52 while Michaela Willis just missed qualifying by one spot in the girls 4K race.
“I was real proud of all the kids’ effort at regional,” said Coach Rick O’Neil. “We look forward to seeing Michael Gallagher run at state.”
Right behind Gallagher came Nick Reynolds in a 15th place time of 18:57 and Michael Hanson was 27th in 19:28. Andrew Hartsock was 51rst in 20:28 and Sam Fenton, 73rd in 21:06. Taylor Burton was 77th in 21:24 and Alex Reynolds, 83rd in 22:10.
On the girls’ side, Willis finished 12th in a 4K time of 16:57 and Macy Carbajo was 31rst in 17:51. Julia Schnell was 35th in 17:58 and Macy Burke finished 36th in 18:02. Brooke Smith was 46th in 18:33 and Meghan Gustafson was 53rd in 18:59. Lilly Smith was 61rst in 19:33.