Three Area Runners Competing at State Cross Country Meet Saturday


Published on November 8 2013 7:42 am
Last Updated on November 8 2013 7:42 am
Written by Millie Lange

Three area runners will be competing in state cross country competition Saturday at Detwiller Park in Peoria.

Effingham St. Anthony’s Anna Sophia Keller, a freshman, will compete in the Class 1A State Meet at 9 a.m. Keller won the Decatur St. Teresa Sectional with a time of 16:45. The awards ceremony will be held at 11 a.m.

Altamont’s Andrew Sharp, a senior, finished ninth in the 1A Decatur St. Teresa Sectional to advance to state. He crossed the line with a time of 15:44. His race will begin at 10 a.m. with the awards ceremony at 11 a.m.

Effingham’s Jenna Bingham, a senior, finished 12th at the Decatur MacArthur Sectional, with a time of 18:51. She will be competing at 11 a.m. with the awards ceremony at 1 p.m.