Berg qualifies for state CC meet

New Prague sophomore Maria Berg qualified for the State Class AA Cross Country meet, finishing seventh at the Section 2AA meet Thursday, Oct. 24, at Buffalo Heights GC in Buffalo. 

Berg's time of 15 minutes, 17 seconds, was 28 seconds behind medallist Tess Mesgen of Shakopee. 

The State Cross Country meet will be held Saturday, Nov. 2, at St. Olaf College in Northfield. 

The Trojan girls finished sixth of 15 teams. Chanhassen and Marshall finished 1-2 and claimed the team berths. 

The Trojan boys finished ninth of 15 teams. Hutchinson and Chanhassen took the top two spots, with Hutchinson's Isaiah Barlow earning top honors. New Prague's top runner was Dakota Greenwalt, who finished 30th.