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West High well represented at State XC

Girls place fourth, boys ninth

North Liberty Leader
FORT DODGE– Iowa City West High sent both the Trojans and Women of Troy to the 2014 Iowa High School Cross Country Championship held Saturday, Nov. 1, in Fort Dodge in a bid for the Class 4A title.
Johnston won the girls meet, while the Women of Troy were fourth in team points. Linn-Mar won the boys 4A meet with the Trojans finishing ninth overall. Megan Schott from Des Moines Roosevelt won the girls meet in 14:11.6 and Daniel Soto of West Des Moines Valley High won the boys meet in 15:24.2.
Bailey Nock, a freshman, led the way for the West High girls, taking third place in 14:19.6, while senior Akash Borde was the leader for the West High boys. Borde was ninth in 15:59.0.

West High results provided by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union and the Iowa High School Athletic Association:
Girls: 3, Bailey Nock, 14:19.6. 12, Emmie Skopec, 14:51.3. 36, Tia Saunders, 15:30.8. 51, Gabby Skopec, 15:44.6. 63, Olivia Moore, 15:57.5. 75, Claire Ronnebaum, 16:09.5. 97, Maria Burtch, 17:09.5. Total Time: 1:16.23.8. Total Places: 165.
Team Rankings: 1, Johnston. 2, Urbandale. 3, Ames. 4, Iowa City West. 5, West Des Moines Dowling Catholic. 6, Linn-Mar. 7, Waukee. 8, Des Moines Roosevelt. 9, Ankeny Centennial. 10, Iowa City, City High. 11, Muscatine. 12, Bettendorf. 13, Dubuque Hempstead. 14, Southeast Polk.
Boys: 9, Akash Borde, 15:59.0. 39, Nick Feeley, 16:37.3. 44, Ali Ali, 16:41.2. 57, Matthew Schneider, 16:53.5. 70, Adam Weis, 17:01.5. 79, Noah Brase, 17:16.3. 99, Abdalla Ali, 17:58.6. Total Time: 1:23:12.5. Total Places: 219.
Team Rankings: 1, Linn-Mar. 2, Cedar Rapids Prairie. 3, Johnston. 4, Cedar Falls. 5, Pleasant Valley. 6, West Des Moines Valley. 7, West Des Moines Dowling Catholic. 8, Ames. 9, Iowa City West. 10, Bettendorf. 11, Fort Dodge. 12, Dubuque Senior. 13, Dubuque Hempstead. 14, Waukee. 15, Urbandale.