Boys Cross Country Team Places Seventh At State

The Moorhead High School boys cross country team placed first in the Section 8AA championship meet on Oct. 27. The boys team captured its fourth straight section championship and qualified for the state tournament.

The team placed seventh at the state championship on Nov. 5. Team members are Glen Ellingson, Ezra Olson, Matthew Lillehaugen, Jacob Geraghty, Josh Young, Myles Nicolai, Kyle Bernier, Jason Blanshan and Sam Benson. Ellingson placed fourth overall, earning all-state honors.

Taylor Janssen, Moorhead High School girls cross country team member, placed ninth at the Section 8AA championship meet and for qualified state. Janssen completed an all-state performance at the state championship by finishing 18th overall.

Cross country head coach is Jeremy Blake, and assistant coaches are Dan Dooher, Lindsay Buchholz and Erik Hest.