Martinez And Moon Qualify For 3A State Cross Country Meet

October 21, 2021 6:26am

The Storm Lake cross country teams ran at Brunsville Wednesday in their class 3A state qualifying meet.  The Tornado boys placed 6th as a team and were led by Luiz Martinez who finished 4th in 17:02.  Tyler Moon was 7th in 17:16.  The top 15 runners and top three teams qualify for the 3A state meet which will be held Friday, October 29th at Fort Dodge.

Matt Lenzmeier was 42nd in 18:40, Adri Zeledon-Pena was 61st in 19:53, Dylan Sliefert placed 63rd in 19:56, Tyler Bauer was 70th in 20:21, and Ju Jiminez-Delcid placed 78th in 20:50.

The Tornado girls placed 13th and were led by Halle Patten who placed 38th in 22:10, Bianca Limones was 55th in 22:59, Nelly Cortes placed 69th in 24:25, Miranda Mills was 71st in 24:29, Morgan Sievert placed 82nd in 26:14, Grace Sahr was 89th in 27:24, and Riley Youngstedt was 90th in 28:18.

Click below to hear from coach Justin Mellmann.