All Runners advance to state


Aaron Voigt

Wednesday at regions in Freeman, the boys’ varsity team placed second qualifying all 5 runners to run in the state meet. At Regions to qualify for State, runners either have to place in the top 20 individually or place in the top 3 as a team.

Sophomore Aaron Voigt placed 2nd at the meet running a 5k time of 17:58. Junior Layne Olson placed 13th with a time of 19:08. Senior Daniel Bruque placed 18th with a time of 19:19. Sophomore Max Klundt placed 37th with a time of 22:05, and freshman Garret Roeder placed 41st with a time of 23:04.

For the womens’ 5k race freshman Megan Warnke placed 8th with a time of 22:31. Junior Lauren Svatos placed 13th with a time of 22:58, both qualifying for the state meet.

Coach Jennifer Voigt said, “I was very excited, and so proud of the kids; they really earned it.”

The state meet will be held in Sioux Falls at Yankton Trail Park on Oct. 24 starting at 1:00 p.m.