Poellet, Hostetler and Mertens claim gold in state cross country meet

By  | 

FORT DODGE, Iowa (KCRG) - Hundreds of runners battled in the high school state cross country meet on Saturday.

In the Class 4A girls' race, Linn-Mar's Micah Poellet won gold after finishing 16th last season. Cody Mertens of Mount Pleasant took first place in the Class 3A boys' with a time of 16:03.1. In the Class 2A girls' race, Mid-Prairie's Marie Hostetler defended her title with a time of 18:02.1