Cedar County was well-represented in the Class 2 state cross-country race Saturday, Nov. 9, in Columbia. Both Stockton and El Dorado Springs qualified multiple runners from the Class 2 District 7 event Saturday, Nov. 2, in Warrensburg.

The Bulldogs swept the boys’ and girls’ team competitions. Behind individual winner Daelen Ackley, the El Dorado boys edged Stockton 53-57. The Tigers also qualified as a team with their second-place result.

The Lady Bulldogs scored four in the top 10, including gold medalist Hannah Klaiber, to take the team title, besting runner-up Knob Noster by 23 points. Stockton’s Shanae Potts qualified for state in eighth place.

Individual runners who finished in the top 15 were named to the all-district team, including Wyatt Colgrove, Colby Adams, Braden Postlewait and Shanae Potts from Stockton; and Daelen Ackley, Trevyn Garringer, Brice Knoll, Connor Goatley, Hannah Klaiber, Morgan Mitchell and Kenli Rader from El Dorado Springs.

Boys

Teams: 1. El Dorado Springs, 53. 2. Stockton, 57. 3. Holden, 116. 4. Conway, 137. 5. Knob Noster, 140. 6. Sherwood, 143. 7. Warsaw, 169. 8 Pleasant Hope, 178. 9. Lafayette County, 194. 10. Butler, 200.

Individuals: 1. Daelen Ackley, EDS, 16:36.6. 3. Wyatt Colgrove, STO, 17:36.7. 5. Colby Adams, STO, 17:47.3. 8. Trevyn Garringer EDS, 18:05.0. 11. Brice Knoll, EDS, 18:18.8. 12. Braden Postlewait, STO, 18:20.7. 14. Connor Goatley, EDS, 18:28.1. 17. Kyle Saulters STO, 19:15.7. 19. Blayze McCullough, EDS, 19:24.5. 22. Jordan Albrecht, STO, 19:35.9. 23. Dakota Duncan, STO, 19:37.8. 28. Tyler Johnson, STO, 19:57.2. 31. James King, EDS, 20:02.0. 32. Austin Wiegle, EDS, 20:02.0.

Girls

Teams: 1. El Dorado Springs, 37. 2. Knob Noster, 60. 3. St. Paul Lutheran, 66. 4. Holden, 72. 5. Conway, 105.

Individuals: 1. Hannah Klaiber, EDS, 20:52.4. 4. Colbi Wood, EDS, 21:39.2. 7. Morgan Mitchell, EDS, 22:14.6. 8. Shanae Potts, STO, 22:19.8. 9. Kenli Rader, EDS, 22:27.8. 28. Abigail Klaiber, EDS, 25:08.2. 35. Emma Black, STO, 25:51.9. 41. Madison Hendricks, ECS, 28:01.3.

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