Freshman Colleen Zeibert and junior Matt Herren of Rochester qualified for the IHSA State Cross Country Meet as individuals from Saturday’s Class 2A Sectional at Hickory Point Golf Course in Decatur.

Zeibert took second place in the girls race with a three-mile time of 18:35, trailing only Tatum David of Olney East Richland, who ran away to win by over two minutes in 16:33. Zeibert was one of the three runners to break 19 minutes.

Herren was fifth in the boys race in 15:36 and was the fourth of the seven individuals who advanced to State from non-qualifying teams. Herren was 27th at State with a time of 15:20 as a sophomore.

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