2021 Girls Cross Country Finalists
The Bulldog freshman was the area’s top finisher at the MSHSAA Class 4 State Finals (36th) and topped Smith by a couple of seconds in the District race.
The senior helped the Indians win the MSHSAA Class 5 District meet by finishing second overall. Steele also finished 40th in the state finals.
The Indian junior was the top runner for the best team in Southeast Missouri last fall. She finished 38th at the MSHSAA Class 5 State Finals and won the Class 5 District meet, leading Jackson to the team title.
The Notre Dame senior won the SEMO Conference North Division meet, the Notre Dame Invitational, and was the top local runner at the Jackson Invitational.
The Tiger sophomore was her team’s top runner at the MSHSAA Class 4 District meet with a 9th-place finish and took 43rd at the state finals.
The Whippet freshman placed sixth at the MSHSAA Class 1 State Finals to lead area finalists and earn All-State honors.
Griffin finished ninth at the MSHSAA Class 1 State Finals to earn All-State honors.
Murphy finished 13th at the MSHSAA Class 1 State Finals to earn All-State honors.
Kinslee Van DerMierden
The Wildcat sophomore placed 10th at the MSHSAA Class 1 State Finals, as well as finishing well at the Class 1 District meet (4th).
The Pirate senior had a strong final season placing 8th in the MSHSAA Class 4 District meet (just .4 seconds behind teammate Bishop) and was Perryville’s top performer at the state finals with a 60th-place finish.