The 2001 State Cross Country meet was held October
20th on a course at the Elks Golf Club in Rapid City. The AA Boys competition
began at 3:00pm MDT. 16 schools with 112 participants entered the state meet. The Class AA overall
State Meet record was set in 1991 in Mitchell by Greg
Jimmerson of RC Stevens. Last year's champion, Erik
Grumstrup of RC Stevens has graduated so a new Class
AA champion was crowned. The top 20 individual
placers received medals. Trophies were awarded
to the champion and runner-up teams with plaques to
the third and fourth teams in each class. Follow the menu expansion to "5000 meters"
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The Boys State AA Cross Country Awards
The RC Stevens team takes the AA title home
State AA individual results: (from right)
Shane Ahlers(Sturgis), Joel Teachout(Yankton),
Josh Jeffery(Spearfish), Peter Franz(RC
Central), Brandon Fried(RC Central), Erik
Check out the photos below to see who
crossed the line 1, 2 & 3.
finisher Shane Ahlers of Sturgis pushes hard at
the end and takes the State title with a time of
|Yankton's Joel Teachout takes 2nd
||Josh Jeffery of Spearfish rounds
out the top three with a time of 16:31.46.
The race is underway!
Teams arrived at the Elks Friday afternoon for
warm-up running, course surveying and souvenir
shopping as participants purchased state jerseys to
mark their participation in the event. Runners were
scheduled from 3- 7p.m. for on-site preparation.
The Sioux Falls Washington
Warriors pick up the pace in preparation for
tomorrow's State Championship races.
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