Jefferson City’s Jobe caps senior season with cross country state medal

Jefferson City's Ella Jobe nears the end of Saturday’s Class 4 girls cross country state championship race in Columbia. (Ken Barnes/News Tribune)
Jefferson City's Ella Jobe nears the end of Saturday’s Class 4 girls cross country state championship race in Columbia. (Ken Barnes/News Tribune)

COLUMBIA -- The fourth time was the charm for Jefferson City senior Ella Jobe.

After qualifying for state in each of her first three seasons and narrowly missing all-state medals, Jobe finished her cross country career in high school with a 14th-place finish with a time of 19:16.7