JAMESTOWN - West Fargo schools had a combined three runners earn All-State honors at the Class A Cross Country State Race in Jamestown Saturday afternoon.
Sheyenne sophomore Jacob Knodle made program history, becoming the first Mustang runner to be named to the All-State team with a seventh-place finish. Knodle crossed the finish line in 16:16.44 for a Mustang team that placed ninth with 248 points.
It was the first top-10 finish in school history for Sheyenne, which had previously never placed higher than 13th at state.
Finishing in 12th place with 364 points, West Fargo was led by Braxton Bruer, who ran a 17:11.89 to place 35th.
Williston unseated two-time defending champion Bismarck Century for the team title, outscoring the Patriots 58-87. The individual crown went to Bismarck's Sean Korsmo, who ran a 15:45.42.
In the girls' race, West Fargo's Hope Pringle and Sheyenne's Onnica Stansbury were All-State performers, placing ninth and 14th respectably.
Pringle finished in 18:58.79 for the Packers, who finished with 227 points, while Stansbury ran a 19:18.31 for the 13th-place Mustangs, who finished with 296.
Fargo Davies won its third-consecutive team title with a score of 66, 52 better than second-place Grand Forks Central. Meghan Ford of Jamestown took first individually in 17:56.82.