Prairie Valley, Bellevue and Saint Jo qualify runners for regional meet

It was a pair of siblings that led Prairie Valley to victory in the District 21-A cross country meet at Pelham Park on Wednesday as the girl’s team finished first and the boy’s placed second.

Freshman Hailey Winkler led the Lady Bulldogs to a first place with her individual second place finish with a time of 14:37.

Shelby Roof (14.45) and Molly Gilleland (15:15) placed in the top 10 with Winkler in fourth and ninth places.

Meanwhile, William Winkler also placed second with a time of 17:58 to help lead the boy’s team to a second place finish. He was joined in the top 10 by Julian Rohde in seventh place and Shane Roof in tenth place.

Saint Jo will send all of its runners to the regional meet as individuals with three girls finishing in the top 10, including Caitlyn Holley in third place, Kassidy Pitman in fifth and Traci Corley right on her heel’s in sixth.