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Tell City 2nd in USA state meet

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CARMEL—A Tell City team placed second in the age 13-14 USA Track & Field cross country state meet Saturday.

The team consisted mostly of Tell City junior high cross country runners and was coached by Tell City junior high cross country coach Brian Beckort.
Leo Simpson placed fifth to lead the team.
Thomas Simpson was 11th, Elliot Reed 13th, Alex Ramsey 36th, Chase Beckort 47th, Will Simpson 53rd, and Seth Vaquero 57th.
The Indiana All-Star Running Club based in Carmel won the meet.
Tell City’s team will move on to the Region 7 meet Nov. 30, also in Carmel. Region 7 includes Indiana and Illinois.  If the team finishes in the top five, it will move on to the nationals in San Antonio, Texas, Dec. 14.  Individuals can also advance.
One of Tell City’s best junior high runners, seventh grader Nate Kaiser, ran in the 11-12 age group and placed fourth. He was about a month too young to compete in the 13-14 age group.