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Iowa girls' cross country 2020: Gazette area runners to watch

Liberty's Ashley Keeney, Kee's Haley Meyer were state runners-up in 2019

From left: South Winneshiek' Billie Wagner, Lansing Kee's Haley Meyer and Turkey Valley's Jalyssa Blazek compete during
From left: South Winneshiek’ Billie Wagner, Lansing Kee’s Haley Meyer and Turkey Valley’s Jalyssa Blazek compete during a Class 1A girls’ regional cross country meet last season at Cedar Falls. Meyer was the 1A state runner-up, Blazek was third, Wagner fifth. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)

Top returning area girls’ cross country runners for the 2020 season, with 2019 state finish and time:

Ashlyn Keeney, jr., Iowa City Liberty — 2nd in 4A, 17:44.

Micah Poellet, sr., Linn-Mar — 4th in 4A, 18:18.

Jordyn Beck, soph., Linn-Mar — 12th in 4A, 18:48.

Chloe Skidmore, sr., Linn-Mar — 13th in 4A, 18:48.

Haley Meyer, jr., Lansing Kee — 2nd in 1A, 18:51.

McKenzie Logan, sr., Iowa City Liberty — 15th in 4A, 18:53.

Jalyssa Blazek, jr., Turkey Valley — 3rd in 1A, 18:54.

Billie Wagner, soph., South Winneshiek — 5th in 1A, 19:02.

Gabby Cortez, jr., Cedar Rapids Prairie — 19th in 4A, 19:05.

Rowan Boulter, jr., Iowa City High — 21st in 4A, 19:08.

Mary Cline, sr., Cedar Rapids Washington — 25th in 4A, 19:14.

Kay Fett, jr., Center Point-Urbana — 15th in 3A, 19:19.

Kenna Meisgeier, sr., Starmont — 7th in 2A, 19:20.

Emma Althoff, soph., Monticello — 8th in 2A, 19:22.

Amanda Treptow, jr., Jesup — 9th in 2A, 19:28.

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