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.