It turned out to be a spectacular day for the Fairbury Lady Jeffs cross country team at last Thursday’s C-3 District Cross Country Meet held on the Elks golf course in Hastings.
The Lady Jeffs came through with a strong showing with four individual district medalists in the top 15.
As a result, Fairbury finished in third place overall qualifying for this week’s NSAA State Cross Country Championship.
Adams Central won the district title with a score of 27 points, Ord was runner-up with 29 points, and Fairbury tallied 42 points to claim third.
Sophomore Shaye Stall led the parade of medalists for the Lady Jeffs finishing ninth in the 5 k run in a time of 22:13.03.
Lilibeth Estrada placed 10th out of 43 runners posting a time of 22:14.51, Anna Schouboe was 11th at 22:37.02, and Hannah Yantz finished 13th with a time of 22:58.19.
MaKayla Fletcher placed 22nd overall in a time of 24:34.12.