Panorama hosts State Qualifying Meet

Senior Payton Beckman, sophomore Avery Bahrenfuss, and senior Leah Fett ran for host Panorama Thursday in their 1A state qualifier. Photo courtesy Greg Thompson.

PANORA, IOWA — The Lake Panorama Par 3 Golf Course was the site Thursday of a Class 1A cross country state qualifier, with the host Panthers sending their small list of runners around the familiar circuit.

Logan-Magnolia (39), AC/GC (75) and South Hamilton (105) were the top three girls teams to finish, with AC/GC (43), Ogden (65), and IKM-Manning (124) the top trio on the boys side. A total of 83 girls and 92 boys ran in the event.

Lo-Ma sisters Courtney and Madison Sporrer were 1-2 for the girls in 19 minutes, 49 seconds and 20:06, respectively, with Boyer Valley harrier Mariah Falkana third in 21:06.

For the boys the top threesome included Trevin Suhr of AC/GC (16:44), Ethan Loutzenheiser of Madrid (17:13) and Doug Berg of Nodaway Valley (17:19).

Senior Payton Beckman was the top finisher for the Panorama girls after crossing 20th in 22:37. Fellow senior Leah Fett was 37th in 24:16, with sophomore Avery Bahrenfuss 59th in 26:12.

Avery Norman was 44th for the Panther boys in 20:49 while Laine Christe was 88th in 25:06. Norman is a senior, Christe a freshman.

The 1A State Meet will be held Oct. 30 at Kennedy Park in Fort Dodge.


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