Waukon boys cross country team runs to seventh-place finish at Starmont Invite


Waukon boys cross country sophomore Logan Houg (left) and freshman John O’Neill (right) pace each other to the finish line in helping the Indians to a seventh-place overall team finish at the Starmont Invitational Tuesday, September 12. The two finished consecutively in equal times of 19:09, Houg finishing 37th overall, 33rd for team scoring, and O’Neill placing 38th overall, 34th for team scoring. Photo courtesy of the Kee High School Yearbook. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The Waukon boys cross country team competed in its largest meet of the season Tuesday, September 12 at the Starmont Invitational, finishing seventh in the 19-team overall field. The meet also has the unique aspect of keeping separate team scores for just the Class 1A schools competing and the Class 2A and 3A schools competing, with the Indians moving up to a fourth-place team finish among the 10 schools managing team scores in that largest class race.

The Indians were scheduled to host their own Waukon Invitational Tuesday, September 19. The cross country Tribe will then have more than a week to prepare for its next meet, which is scheduled for Saturday, September 30 at Cresco.

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