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Ainsworth Cross Country Teams Sweep D4 Districts and Head to State Meet

The Ainsworth girl’s and boy’s Cross Country teams each punched their ticket to state by winning the D4 District titles Thursday, October 13th at the Ainsworth Municipal Golf Course. Twenty-four teams were on hand for the meet. In the end, six Bulldogs earned district medals as Rylee Rice and Ben Arens swept the individual medals. Gage Delimont, Jacob Sinsel, Elizabeth Salzman and Mikki Arens all earned medals to help push their teams to the win. Rylee Rice took the lead early and never looked back as she continued her unbeaten season. Rice’s lead continued to grow as she put away the field with a new course record time. Rice finished in 19:02.4, smashing her record by over a minute that she set back in early September. The District runner-up, Kira Dickau of Stuart, finished in 21:11.8.

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