2012-13 Dispatch/Argus Boys' Cross County All-Star team


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Posted Online: Dec. 01, 2012, 8:22 pm
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Metro Runner of the Year Austin Webster
United Township, Jr.:
Western Big 6 Conference and Class 2A Galesburg Regional champion. Finished second at the Peoria Notre Dame Sectional and snagged a 19th-place finish at the state meet.
Area Runner of the Year
Devin Clark
Monmouth-Roseville, Sr.:
West Central Conference champion who also finished second at the Class 1A Macomb Regional. Placed fifth at Elmwood Sectional at 17th at the state meet.
First team Ethan Adlfinger
Alleman, Sr.:
Fifth at 1A state meet; Western Big 6 runner-up; regional winner; sectional champion.

Kevin Claus
Riverdale, Sr.:
3rd 1A regional, 18th sectional.

Michael Cook
Annawan-Wethersfield, So.:
Lincoln Trail Conference champ; 9th 1A regional; 7th sectional; 42nd at state meet.

Wesley Graham
Alleman, So.:
7th Big 6; 6th 1A regional; 17th sectional; 53rd at state meet.

Zach Hird
Alleman, Jr.:
6th Big 6; 5th 1A regional; 8th sectional; 36th state meet.

Eric Ikundiro
Rock Island, Sr.:
3rd Big 6; 3rd 2A regional; 20th sectional.

Devin Johnson
Erie-Prophetstown, Jr.:
5th Three Rivers Conference; 7th 1A regional; 39th sectional.

Tyler Rasso
United Township, Jr.:
4th Big 6; 2A regional runner-up; 4th sectional; 24th state meet.

Jordan Starkey
Geneseo, Jr.:
6th Northern Illinois Big 12; 5th 2A regional; 6th sectional; 43rd state meet.
Honorable mention Alleman: Aaron Golding; Kienan Otto, Liam Otto; Geneseo: Mitchell Lawson; Kewanee: Rolando Aguilar; Moline: Matt Tuttle-Timm; Monmouth-Roseville: Nathan Ault, Trevor Hatch; Rockridge: Reed Dahlstrom, Thomas Jones; United Township: Paul Boore, Sean Dopler, Bruce Taylor.

















 




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