Hudson Wins First High School Cross Country State Championship
Jenna Twait helped lead the way for he Hudson Pirates girls cross country team to win the school's first Iowa Girls High School State Championship.
After finishing in the runner-up spot one year earlier, the Pirates nailed their first title on Saturday (Oct. 28) in Fort Dodge. Twait (Sophomore) led the team with a time of 19:47.6 and finished 13th. Senior Grace Jorgensen crossed the line in 21st place (20:23.4).
Hudson scored a team total 104 points beating out Panorama by 11 points (115 pts) for the championship. Kee, Lansing (133 pts) and Logan-Magnolia (140 pts) finished third and fourth respectively.
South Winneshiek's Felicity Taylor (Senior) came home in fifth place (19:25.2), and that help closed out the top five finish for the Warriors.
Central, Elkader finished sixth. Denver ended the day in seventh. St. Edmond, Alta-Aurelia, and Pekin rounded out the top ten.