Tanager cross country teams run at state meet by Jim Prosser Fifteen schools were represented at the SDHSAA State Cross Country meet in Huron, Saturday, Oct. 23 with competition in both boys' and girls' varsity divisions.
There were 129 runners in the boys' 5000K race. Boys' varsity teams' top five finishes � Lennox 50, Hot Springs 83, Madison 86, Pine Ridge 90, and Custer 119. Vermillion placed 12th.
Varsity Tanager placers were: Chad Teigen � 18th, Chris Teigen � 64th; Casey Carlson � 81st; Michael Preszler � 93; C.J. Harden � 106th; and Andrew Manning � 109th.
Girls' varsity top five team finishes: Groton 69, Chamberlain 73, Parkston 90, Todd County 92, and Beresford 102. Vermillion placed 11th. There were 124 participants.
Tanager placers were: Katarina Gombosz � sixth, Emily Renner � 27th; Annie Carlson � 105th, Morgan Brooks � 109th; Sarah Day � 110th; and Rebecca Girlinghouse � 114th.