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E-Hawk Izzy Householder Punches Ticket to State

By Joseph Schany - | Oct 27, 2020

TICKET PUNCHED -- On Thursday, Emmetsburg Cross Country’s Izzy Householder would earn a 14th place finish and a ticket to State in Fort Dodge to be held this Saturday.

by Joseph Schany

State qualifying meets were held last week for area cross country athletes. Emmetsburg competed in the Class 2A district qualifier in Eagle Grove on Thursday, while Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire (GTRA) and West Bend-Mallard traveled to Holstein for Class 1A.

While each competitor would turn in a strong performances overall, Emmetsburg’s Izzy Householder would earn a ticket to State, placing 14th in a time of 22:10. The E-Hawk girls would finish in fifth place , while the boys would earn 13th overall.

In Class 1A, the West Bend-Mallard girls would finish in ninth place, while the GTRA boys would earn 13th place.

State cross country will be held in Fort Dodge this Saturday, Oct. 31.

Read the full article in The Reporter.