Mia Reed 2019 State XC

Washington's Mia Reed (1622) runs in the Class 4 girls cross country state championship race Saturday at Gans Creek in Columbia. Reed placed 12th individually in the race, one of four state medalists on the day from Franklin County teams. Missourian Photo/Arron Hustead.

Franklin County runners claimed a total of four medals at this year’s MSHSAA cross country championships.

In Class 1 boys, junior Jace Cavness of The Fulton School (St. Albans) won the individual state championship with a time of 16:39.7.

Washington junior Mia Reed was the top-placing area girl, finishing 12th in the Class 4 girls race.

New Haven’s Emma McIntyre was 14th in the Class 2 girls race and St. Francis Borgia Regional’s Ben Juengling was 17th in the Class 3 boys.

Hermann’s Morgan Miller was the third place finisher for Class 2 girls.

In Class 2 boys, Hermann’s Dalton Gleeson (fifth) and Carter Hemeyer (12th) both earned individual medals.

Individual runner also competed from Union, St. Clair and Sullivan.

Washington’s girls as a team finished 14th in Class 4. For Class 3, the Owensville girls finished sixth and the Borgia girls 16th.

The Pacific boys were 15th and the Owensville boys 16th in Class 3.

In Class 2, the Hermann boys finished fourth.

Read more about the event in the Wednesday edition of The Missourian.