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

Longhorns qualify three for state cross country

Kimball runners competed in the district contest on Thursday, Oct. 11 in Bridgeport and qualified three for state – seniors Zachery Wagner, a three-time state qualifier, and Thomas Lenzen as well as freshman Chantel Malson.

Wagner would have qualified all four years of high school but for a broken femur in his junior year, a season ending injury for the runner.

He placed sixth in districts this year with his time of 18:08 and was followed by Lenzen in 11th place with a time of 18:31. Brady Kilgore came in at 20:44, Connor Cluff in 20:57, Cole Henton in 21:19 and Christopher Barker in 21:3...