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Ambrose wraps up with 15th-place finish in Class 1A

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BV boys at state CC

Boyer Valley's Justin Ambrose races to a 15th place finish in the Class 1A state cross country championships held at Kennedy Park near Fort Dodge on Oct. 27. Ambrose had a time of 16:53.

Boyer Valley senior Justin Ambrose wrapped up his brilliant cross country career on Saturday with a 15th-place finish in the Class 1A boys’ portion of the state meet at the Lakeside Municipal Golf Course at Fort Dodge.

Running at the state meet for the fourth time in his career, Ambrose competed against 146 other athletes and turned in a time of 16 minutes, 53.5 seconds to earn a medal.

Senior Sean McDermott of Madrid won the Class 1A individual title in a time of 16:16.4.

Nodaway Valley’s Joshua Baudler was second in 16:19.8.

"Ambrose did an amazing job. He ran very well and accomplished the goal he set out to do," commented Boyer Valley coach Kent Hall.

"What a great way to end his high school cross country career. We were all very proud of his performance and his leadership this year with the team," he added.

Justin is the school’s second four-time state qualifier, joining his older brother Zach, who ran at the state meet from 2013-2016.

Senior Sean McDermott of Madrid won the Class 1A individual title in a time of 16:16.4.

Junior Joshua Baudler of Nodaway Valley was second overall in 16:19.8.

Madrid claimed the Class 1A team title with 63 points.

Calamus-Wheatland was second with 111 points and South Hamilton placed third with 121 points.

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