8/26/2019 11:52:00 AM CC hopes to vie for HVL titles
The 2019 Stewartville cross country teams will be led by letterwinners including, kneeling, from left, Scott Boelman, Preston Sires, Christopher Remling, Caleb Goff and Jadon Ratelle. Standing, from left, Gracie Waltman, Olivia Field, Kailee Malone, Gloria Nelson, Isabel Field. Not pictured- Jakob Ratelle.
Last season the Stewartville girls cross country team won its fourth consecutive HVL championship, so expectations of another conference title and perhaps qualifying for state as a team are high for five returning varsity scorers. Last season the Tiger boys finished third in the HVL behind Kasson-Mantorville and Lake City before placing fifth in the Section 1A championships. Two-time state qualifier Alex Lawrence graduated, but look for the talent and varsity experience of six returning letterwinners to make Stewie a HVL title contender in 2019... For more on this story pick up your copy of the Aug. 27 Stewartville STAR.