Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Kimball runners missed state berth

Kimball Cross Country had their District meet last Thursday in Bayard at Chimney Rock Golf Course.

Coach Johnson said all of the Kimball athletes ran really well and all tried their hardest. “Sadly none of them qualified for state,” she added.

Thomas Lenzen just missed a state birth by four places. Only 15 individuals and three teams qualify for state, Lenzen placed 19 at Districts.

Johnson says she was very proud of the boys, “as a team they finished fifth, beating teams that had beat us (Kimball) all year.”

Seniors from this year will be missed by all but Johnson is looking forwa...