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First round of state full of hope for the Cross Country team

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The cross country team has been training since the first week of June, regardless of the weather and any other problems that may have occurred.

“This is one of the fastest team the school has ever had, so we should place really good in State,” said Mr. Hansen, biology teacher and coach of the cross country team.

In fact the team managed to end up second in region this year, and now is looking forward to doing the best possible at State.

The first round was on the 10th of October, and the Cowboys cross country team placed third in the division.

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“We did great”, said Hansen, coach of the cross country team, referring to the performance of his athletes.

At the same time the girls cross country team placed 8th at State, the coach said “we have a very young team, they are training very hard and the results are going to show up for sure”.

Looking forward, Isaac Nordgren, junior and runner for the cross country team, said “we might not win State now, but we are not losing any Varsity player this year and next year we could do great”.

At the moment the cross country team has to face the last trainings before the second round of State on the 24th of October.

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