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Boys' cross country 2016: Area runners to watch

Linn-Mar's Ryan Murphy was 6th in Class 4A last year, in 15:58

Linn-Mar's Ryan Murphy reacts after crossing the finish line at the MVC Valley Division meet last year. Murphy finished sixth at state and returns for his senior season. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)
Linn-Mar's Ryan Murphy reacts after crossing the finish line at the MVC Valley Division meet last year. Murphy finished sixth at state and returns for his senior season. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)

Area boys’ runners to watch for the 2016 cross country season, with last year’s state results:

RYAN MURPHY, sr., Linn-Mar — 15:58, 6th in 4A

CAM STEFFENS, sr., Cedar Rapids Prairie — 16:26, 27th in 4A

MATTHEW DODGE, sr., Iowa City High — 16:28, 32nd in 4A

COLTON LaGRANGE, soph., Cedar Rapids Prairie — 16:29, 34th in 4A

MYLES BACH, jr., Marion — 16:33, 5th in 3A

JEREMY FOPMA, jr., Marion — 16:33, 6th in 3A

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ISAAC DONNELLY, sr., Western Dubuque — 16:35, 39th in 4A

KOLBY GREINER, soph., Iowa City West — 16:41, 46th in 4A

ALI ALI, sr., Iowa City West — 16:46, 52nd in 4A

ANDREW KEPHART, jr., Decorah — 16:49, 11th in 3A

MATT LORENZ, sr., Cedar Rapids Prairie — 16:49, 55th in 4A

CHASE McLAUGHLIN, sr., Mount Vernon-Lisbon — 16:50, 12th in 3A

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