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KHS Girls Earn 4th-Place State Trophy

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The Kearney High School Girls Cross Country team brought home their second straight state trophy this year with their fourth-place finish at the championship meet on Friday, Nov. 4. 

The Bulldogs earned third place in the 2021 State Championship. They are the only Kansas City area Missouri Class 4 girls team to earn a trophy in both years. They have also claimed conference and district championships for two years in a row.

The KHS Cross Country team is led by Head Coach Jeff Roberts and Assistant Coach Justin Leon.

Girls Team Results

  • Liela Murphy was 26th with a time of 20:01, just missing All-State by one place
  • Alex Kinstler was 29th in 20:13.
  • Abby Elam was 31st in 20:21
  • Abbi McQuillen was 38th in 20:36
  • Olivia Brock in 49th place in 21:00
  • Heidi Adams was 58th in 21:11
  • Gracie Bomar 87th in 21:46

Boys Team Results

The KHS Boys Cross Country team finished 16th at the state meet.

  • Kyler Chappell was 94th in 18:04
  • Bradly Barton was 122th in a personal best of 18:35
  • Rylee Johnson 140th in 19:10
  • Max Morehouse 147th in 19:25
  • Cameron Daniel 150th in 19:40
  • Jackson Elsea 153rd in 19:51
  • Carter Smith 154th in 19:55.

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