Prep Cross Country: Lady Jays going to state

NIXA — The Jefferson City Lady Jays earned a team berth in the Class 4 state meet after taking third in the Class 4 District 2 meet Saturday.

Jefferson City totaled 114 points for third behind Bolivar’s 46 and West Plains’ 60. Fulton took fourth with 123 for the final state spot out of the district.

Ella Jobe led the Lady Jays with a ninth-place finish in 10:36.97, while Adelaide Jones took 19th in 20:42.25.

Jenna Schnipper placed 25th in 20:58.84, Victoria Smith ran a time of 21:33.60 for 34th and Kelsey Muhlenbruch placed 47th in 22:22.91 for the Lady Jays’ final counting time.

Makayla Cordes ran a time of 23:21.44 for 59th and Makayla Gardner finished 61st in 23:39.83.