Female cross country runners

Girls Cross Country

About Girls Cross Country

In the Fall of 2021, the Ames girls cross country team had its best finish yet under fourth-year head coach Cole Anderson. Led by a trio of upstart runners, the Little Cyclones took a third-place finish at the IGHSAU State Championship meet. The Little Cyclones return all five scorers from the state meet and will be in contention for the program’s first state championship in 2022.

Points of Pride

3rd Place

2021 State Championship

Led by a trio of upstart runners, the Little Cyclones took a third-place finish at the IGHSAU State Championship meet.

2021

10th Place

Freshman Claire Helmers finished 10th overall – becoming the first freshman in the state top-10 since Kersten Thorgaard in 2003.

17:23.9

Course Time Record

Camille Jackson set the state meet course time record with a mark of 17:23.9.

Elite

State Performances

Historically, the Ames High girls cross country program has been elite among the state. The Little Cyclones have many all-time state team appearances and have featured several individual champions.

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Contact the Coach

Cole Anderson

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