The Atlantic Cross Country invitational will be held today at the Atlantic Golf & Country Club. The meet will feature nearly 1000 runners from 30 schools.
The boys meet will feature ranked teams including Sioux City North, Dallas Center-Grimes, Harlan, Shenandoah-Essex and Tri-Center. Among the ranked runners are Cooper McDermott of Creston, Eldon Warner of Thomas Jefferson, Jay Wolfe of Creston and Tim Brink of Riverside.
The girls meet will include ranked teams from Winterset, Harlan, Dallas Center-Grimes and Griswold. One of Iowa’s all-time best girls distance runners, Class 1-A top-ranked Rebekah Topham of Griswold heads the field. Other ranked runners include Alissa Pomrenke of Lewis Central, Tjffany Williams of Atlantic, Alexis Cook of Missouri Valley, Lexie Smith of Dallas Center-Grimes, Maria Mostek of Creston and Laken Gurwell of Winterset.
The meet will begin at 4:00 pm with the middle school girls race, followed by the middle school boys, the JV boys, the varsity girls, varsity boys and the JV girls.