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Liberty girls take fifth, best finish ever | 3A cross country

The Liberty cross-country team after the state meet. - Liberty Cross Country
The Liberty cross-country team after the state meet.
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The Liberty girls cross-country team placed fifth at the 3A state meet, the team's best ever finish.

Allie Wood led the way, finishing 24th with a time of 19 minutes, 35.6 seconds. Sarah Bliesner (34th), Megan Chucka (45th), Carlyn Schmidgall (56th), Rachel Shaw (72nd), Megan Larson (103rd), and Jordan Raymond (115th) rounded out the varsity team.

Aaron Bowe placed 46th (16:39.2) to lead the Liberty boys. Hiron Redman finished in 93rd (17:19.7).

Hazen's Daniel Karpman took 64th, with a time of 16:52.9.

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