Eli Gilmore and Kristi Chambers qualified at regionals and went on to represent Tonganoxie at the 4A State Championships on Saturday October 31 in Wamego. Both runners finished in the medals with Top 10 placements.
Eli finished 4th overall with a time of 16:38 -a course PR by 16 seconds and only 6 seconds off his all time PR. As part of the 2019 boys team, Eli finished 5th at state his freshman year.
Kristi finished 7th overall with a time of 20:58 in windy conditions. Kristi has qualified as an individual for the state race each of the four years she has run cross country and improved her position each year (2017 – 48th, 2018 – 36th, 2019 – 17th, 2020 – 7th).