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Lady Tigers LRC cross country champions


October 10, 2018

Aleah Steger set a course record in the rain and wind on Oct. 3. Other IHS runners can also be seen in the photo, taken near the start of the conference meet.

Led by Aleah Steger's course-record-setting clocking at the Lake Region Conference cross country meet at Split Rock Country Club in Ipswich last Wednesday, the IHS Lady Tigers cruised to a 10-point 9 to 19 team win over their nearest competitor Aberdeen Christian in less than optimal weather conditions.

Steger's amazing 18:36.37 clocking indeed topped the previous record-holder IHS graduate Macy Heinz, now at USD, by some 14 seconds. "Aleah sure had a good run," said IHS coach Todd Thorson. "She averaged 6:03 a mile and her best ever was 6:12."

But she got plenty of help from her friends!...

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