Three-Peat for Anna Sophia Keller!!

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Published on November 7 2015 8:29 pm
Last Updated on November 9 2015 6:58 am
Written by Greg Sapp

Three state championships in three years in high school. A remarkable feat for St. Anthony High School junior Anna Sophia Keller.

Keller won the Class 1A Girls State Cross Country Meet in Peoria Saturday morning. Her winning time of 16:21 smashed her two previous winning times of 16:35 as a freshman and 16:37 as a sophomore. She had won the sectional last Saturday in 16:32. 

Keller's freshman teammate, Abby Weis, finished 62nd in the meet with a time of 19:15.

The other local competitor at the girls meet, Teutopolis sophomore Kara Weichman, finished 48th in 18:53.

There was one area competitor in the Class 1A State Boys Meet. Freshman Kort McClellan of Cumberland finished 27th in 15:38. That's eight seconds better than his sectional time.