Congratulations Valley High School boys’ cross country runners Adam Hisel and Alex Traynor as well as Valley girls’ cross country runner Lauren Schulze for being named academic all-state by the Iowa Track Coaches Association.
To be named academic all-state, the requirements are:
- Must be a senior.
- 3.8 or higher cumulative grade-point average.
- A state meet qualifier or finish in the top 30 at a state qualifying meet.
- Schools must be paid and current members of the IATC.
2020 Cross Country Academic All State pic.twitter.com/VKU4Dg6sqE
— Valley Girl's XC (@valleygirlsxc) November 9, 2020
At the 5A state boys’ meet, Traynor was the first on the team to cross the finish line, placing 53rd with a time of 17:02.8. Hisel came in in 87th at 17:43.7. The Tigers placed 15th overall at state.
At the 5A state girls’ meet, Schulze finished second overall with a time of 18:18.3, leading Valley to a runner-up team performance. She has signed to run next fall at Illinois State University.
Congratulations, Adam, Alex, and Lauren, for earning academic all-state recognition!
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