A top two-team place or top-eight individual place would usually mean a berth to the state championships, but ending this unusual COVID 19 season was the MSHSL Section 1A Cross Country championships held Oct. 15-16 at Northern Hills Golf Course in Rochester. This 2020 section meet was divided into six separate 5K races in boys and girls divisions. After the times of the runners in each race were combined and places for the top five individuals from each school were determined, the team scores were tabulated. Top-five scorers for the Stewartville girls placed within the first 55 runners to cross the finish line to the Tigers tallied 123 points and claim fourth place in the girls 17-team field. Top-five scorers for the Stewie boys crossed within the first 80 runners to total 272 points for an 11th-place finish in the 21-team field... For more on this story pick up your copy of the Oct. 27 Stewartville STAR.