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Red Bud’s Burmeister finishes 10th at State

By on November 6, 2012 at 7:10 pm

Pictured is Red Bud’s Brittney Burmeister at a race earlier in the season at Fort de Charters, where she finished in first place. (Teryn Schaefer photo)

Brittney Burmeister has been on pace for a top finish all year. On Saturday, the Red Bud Musketeers senior made it a reality.

Burmeister finished in 10th place at the Class 1A State Cross Country meet.

Burmeister completed the three-mile course in 17:56. She also earned a spot on the all-state team.

Ivy Handley, a senior at Decatur-St. Teresa won the race in 17:24.

Burmeister, along with Red Bud sophomore Deanna Deterding, advanced to state after finishing third and fifth, respectively at the Oct. 27 Metro-East Lutheran Sectional.

Deterding took 35th Saturday with a time of 18:32.

Mark Hodapp

Sports Editor