Minnesota MSHSL Cross Country State Championships
Minnesota MSHSL Cross Country State Championships. MSHSL STATE CROSS COUNTRY MEET - Class AA Girls - 5 Kilometers St Olaf College - Northfield. MSHSL State Cross Country Championships. Nov 2, St. Olaf College. Northfield, MN. Official Meet Website. Meet History. Records Meet Results. Sort . 87 points and Annandale was third with points. Wayzata The State Cross Country Meet was held November 4 at St. Olaf College in. Northfield.
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Dennis Hanson of St. James won the state title with a time of 9: Windom ran as a team at Lake Nokomis in 10th10th and 12threpresenting District 7 and Region 2 in the one-class meet. The meet moved to the University of Minnesota Golf Course in and became a two-mile race for the next five years.
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I ran with the Windom Eagles in that meet as a senior inplacing 84th But we were 15th in the standings at the state meet, which was at Alexander Ramsey High School in St. Tom Steiner of AR was second 9: Steve Plasencia of Robbinsdale Cooper was second in Plasencia, like Bjorklund, had a stellar career with the Gophers.
Slayton, coached by Hall-of-Famer Dick Davidson, finished second in the first Class A meet with 80 points Glenwood won the title with Lamberton, coached by Gene Asp, placed a close second in the team standings to Hinckley As a junior inJirele clocked a time of Randy Reichel of Staples Prior tomost area teams competed in Region 2.
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Schools more to the north, like Lamberton and Redwood Falls were in Region 3. Inthe state was divided differently into sections and the majority of area teams became part of Section 3.
Les Knutson: Minnesota cross country history has taken many turns
The Dragons added a fifth state title in Fairmont finished second in Class AA in both andbefore the Cardinals — who frequently switched classes — won the AA title with a score of When my assistant, Brad Wick, and I sat down to go over race results, there was evidence to suggest that if we ran as we had been to that point in the season we had a real possibility to be a top ten team. I do not think we did anything at the national meet that had not been shown before that day.
This year's success comes after last year's end-of-the-year disappointment. Were there things learned last year that made this year's success more possible? Not making the national meet for the first time in ten years incaused a lot of soul searching by both the athletes and the coaches.
Preparation went well this year.
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I think it also should be noted that three of our top five at the, Regional and National meet this year were not running for our varsity last year. It looks like the team was very patient at NCAAs this year, coming through the field during the course of the race.
Was that a new strategy or just one that was particularly well executed this year? It was not a particular new strategy. The strategy that we had was different for different groups within the top seven that raced.
They had to have a little faith that the position they were in at 3k was not necessarily where they would finish.
Down the Backstretch: November
The course was in hard condition and made making up places easier than if it was muddy. The question is whether, will you have the strength to move up when you want to. Last Monday those that went out conservatively did have the strength to move up as the race progressed.