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By Jeremy Burnham

Schafer places 29th at state cross country meet


Last updated 11/14/2019 at 11:11am

Journal photo by Jeremy Burnham

LRS' Linnea Schafer takes off at the start of the 1B/2B state championship cross country meet in Pasco on Nov. 9. Schafer finished the race in 29th place, with a time of 21:21.80.

Lind-Ritzville/Sprague's Linnea Schafer ended her 2019 cross country season by finishing 29th at the state championship in Pasco on Saturday. 112 girls entered the race. Schafer finished in 21:21.80.

LRS cross country coach Morgan Hunt said that Schafer's goal was to finish in under 21:00.

Schafer was the lone LRS athlete, male or female, to qualify for state. This is her second time qualifying for state. Last year, she finished 37th in 22:00. Schafer, a junior, will have one more opportunity to improve her finish next season.

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