2016 St. Paul Cardinals & Lady Cardinals Cross-Country Teams
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The Lady Cardinals won their fourth consecutive TAPPS 2A State Cross-Country Championship in Waco on Saturday, 10/29. Front row left to right: Ashley Wachsmuth, Trinity Garza, Macy Grabarkavietz, Bailey Blair; back row: Coach Dana Beal-Sestak, Elyssa Wagner, Hope Kapavik, Riley Johnson, Emma Morgan, Kayla Kubenka, Delynn Pesek, Lauryn Kubenka, Mackenzie Parker, Coach Kerry Morgan
The Lady Cardinals won their fourth consecutive state cross-country championship, while the Cardinal boys finished in second place in Waco on Saturday, 10/29. Team members pictured are (front row left to right), Bailey Blair, Trinity Garza, Emmi Morgan, Hope Kapavik, Macy Grabarkavietz, Elyssa Wagner, Lauryn Kubenka; (back row) Coach Dana Beal Sestak, Lane Jackson, Delynn Pesek, Cole Brown, Ashley Wachsmuth, Walker Jackson, Kayla Kubenka, Dalton Jahn, Mackenzie Parker, Nathan Wagner, Frank Benes, Riley Johnson, Andrew Wagner, Coach Kerry Morgan.
The St. Paul Cardinal boys finished in second place in the TAPPS 2A State Championships in Waco on Saturday, 10/29. Left-to-right: Coach Dana Beal-Sestak, Frank Benes, Lane Jackson, Dalton Jahn, Cole Brown, Nathan Wagner, Walker Jackson, Jacob Darilek, Andrew Wagner
team photos provided by Coach Dana Beal Sestak & various Facebook sources
WACO - On Saturday ( October 29, 2016 ), the Shiner St. Paul girls won the TAPPS Class 2A state championship for the fourth straight year.
Senior Emma Morgan was a member of the state champion Lady Cardinals all four years.
Morgan was joined by teammates Elyssa Wagner, who has won three straight titles with the team, Bailey Blair, Macy Grabarkievtz, Hope Kapavik, Ashley Wachsmuth and Riley Johnson.
Wagner finished seventh place.
St. Joseph finished eighth overall in Class 5A. Alex Nagle was the highest finisher for St. Joseph, finishing in 21st place.
Nagle was joined by Sydney Barker, Meadow Pratka, Annie Mozisek, Alisa Novosad, Reagan Heard, Melanie Hermes.
The St. Paul boys -- Lane Jackson, Walker Jackson, Nathan Wagner, Andrew Wagner, Frank Benes, Jacob Darilek and Cole Brown -- were the runners-up in TAPPS Class 2A.
Lane Jackson finished ninth.
The St. Joseph boys finished 23rd. Team members were Juliann Marroquin, Matthew Padron, Nicholas Adams, Michael Morales and Pierce Hammack.