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Members of the Louisburg girls and boys cross country teams pose for pictures in Baldwin on Saturday, Oct. 24, after both teams placed third in the Class 4A regional to advance to the state cross country meet in Wamego.

BALDWIN — The Louisburg girls and boys are headed to the state cross country meet.

The Lady Cats and Wildcats qualified as teams, placing third in the Class 4A regional at Baldwin on Saturday, Oct. 24.

Lola Edwards placed third and Maddy Rhamy was fourth to lead the Louisburg girls to third place.

Carson Houchen was 10th to lead the Louisburg boys. Ryan Rodgers was 16th and Caden Holten placed 20th.

The state meet is in Wamego on Saturday, Oct. 31.

Edward ran a time of 19 minutes, 49 seconds to place third in the regional. Rhamy was fourth.

Darian Hudgeons of Paola placed 13th. Reese Johnson of Louisburg was 14th. Alana Bollinger of Paola was 15th.

Hudgeons, a senior, and Bollinger, a freshman, qualified to represent Paola at state as individuals.

Marina Johnson of Paola placed 18th in 21:29. Hazel Downum of Paola finished 22nd. Erin Apple of Louisburg was 23rd. Lady Cat Claire Brown placed 24th. Bree Gassman was 28th.

Other results from the girls regional meet were:

Kelsey Igert, Paola, 32nd; Chloe Jones, Paola, 36th; Lily Woolsey, Paola, 40th; and Nova Ptacek, Louisburg, 46th.

Houchen ran a time of 17:45 for 10th place. Rodgers finished 16th.

Tanner Petillo of Paola placed 17th. Teammate Cutter Meade was 18th.

Holtzen placed 20th for the Wildcats. Hayden Ross of Louisburg was 22nd. Caden Bradshaw placed 23rd. Leo Martin was 25th.

Other results from the Class 4A regional boys race were:

Trent Allen, Louisburg, 40th; Gavin Carter, Paola, 42nd; Samuel Downum, Paola, 43rd; Bradyn Rockers, Paola, 44th; and Matthew Blackie, Paola, 48th.

Class 5A regional meet at Turner

Vienna Lahner led the Lady Broncos, placing fifth in 21:30. Teammate Alyssa Anderson was sixth. Kate Penhallow of Spring Hill placed 11th.

Tommy O’Leary placed 34th in 19:15 to lead the Spring Hill boys in the regional meet. Oliver Knittel was 39th.

Other results for the Spring Hill girls were:

Kiana Navratil, 29th; Kylie Rogers, 34th; Molly Murray, 37th; and Saydee Shannon, 38th.

Other results for the Spring Hill boys were:

Aidan Smith, 42nd; Aaron Burrell, 47th; Ryland O’hanlon, 50th; Jordan Kinsey, 51st; and Braeden George, 52nd.

Class 3A regional at Garnett

Kelsey Konitzer of Prairie View was 10th in the girls race. Darcy Haupt was 29th.

Quinn Browning of Prairie View placed 31st. Brianna Shippy of Osawatomie was 32nd. Tessa Thompson of Osawatomie placed 35th.

Peyton Murrison of Prairie View placed 36th. Christine McCoy of Osawatomie placed 38th. Ella McCammon of Prairie View was 45th.

Luke Hebert of Osawatomie placed 37th. Sam Farley finished 40th.

Sports Editor Gene Morris can be reached at (913) 294-2311 or gene.morris@miconews.com.

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