SPASH girls cross country returns to State Meet
After just missing out on a trip to state last year, the
13th-ranked Stevens Point Area Senior High School (SPASH) girls cross country
team won a tight battle at the WIAA Division 1 Sectional at Standing Rocks
County Park Saturday, Oct. 22, to qualify for the State Meet.
The Panthers finished with 56 points to win the Sectional
Title over Hortonville (62) and 15th-ranked Appleton North (74) and advance to
the WIAA Division 1 State Meet at The Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids at 3:05 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.
“We were overconfident last year, and the theme of the week
has been, ‘we’ve got to work for what we want,’” said SPASH girls cross country
head coach Mike Olson. “And the girls worked really, really hard in the race to
“Top to bottom, everybody had a good, solid race,” he said.
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