Div. 1 Cross Country: West, La Follette boys, Stoughton, Middleton girls make it to state
State meet is Nov. 2 in Wisconsin Rapids
Led by senior Olin Hacker, the Madison West boys cross country team advanced to state by winning the Division 1 sectional meet in DeForest.
Hacker won the individual title with a time of 16:08. The Regents win the team title with 56 points.
Middleton took second with 110 points, winning a tie-breaker over Baraboo.
On the girls side, led by a third place finish by sophomore Samantha Valentine (14:55), the Middleton girls cross country team advanced to state with 51 Points. Sun Prairie took second with 54 points; and they also advance to state.
In Verona Stoughton's Nikki Staffen won the individual title in the girls Division 1 sectional with a time of 16:15. The Vikings also won the team title with 38 points.
Fort Atkinson took second with 99 points.
On the boys side, Verona's Ryan Nameth won the individual title (15:55). La Follette won the team title with 43 points, and Badger was second with 70 points.
The State Cross Country Meet is next Saturday in Wisconsin Rapids.
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