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Clipper trio competes in state cross country meet

CCA’s Brandon Barker medals with ninth-place finish

FORT DODGE– Clear Creek Amana (CCA) High School’s Brandon Barker, Gavin Zillyette and Haidyn Barker competed in the 2020 Class 3A State Cross Country Championships Friday, Oct. 30, at the Lakeside Golf Course in Fort Dodge.
Dallas Center-Grimes won the boys 3A title with the Clippers’ WaMaC East rival Solon taking the runner-up spot. The Clippers were the defending runner-up squad after two consecutive years.
Barker, a senior, finished ninth in 16:36.6 while Zillyette, a junior, was 22nd in 16:58.3.
Haidyn Barker, a sophomore, was 33rd in the girls race in 20:11.9.
Ballard took the 3A girls title with 66 team points followed by Dallas Center-Grimes with 88. Solon’s Lady Spartans were fifth.

2020 Class 3A Iowa High School State Cross Country Championships
Boys team scores — 1, Dallas Center-Grimes, 87. 2, Solon, 135. 3, Carlisle, 149. 4, Pella, 157. 5, North Polk, Alleman, 161. 6, Decorah, 173. 7, Center Point-Urbana, 200. 8, Marion, 203. 9, ADM, Adel, 218. 10, Le Mars, 223. 11, Wahlert Catholic, Dubuque, 239. 12, Mount Vernon-Lisbon, 251. 13, MOC-Floyd Valley, 261. 14, West Delaware, 278. 15, Glenwood, 287.
Individual results for Clear Creek Amana — 9, Brandon Barker, 16:36.6. 22, Gavin Zillyette, 16:58.3.
Girls team scores — 1, Ballard, 66. 2, Dallas Center-Grimes, 88. 3, Wahlert Catholic, Dubuque, 89. 4, Bishop Heelan Catholic, 151. 5, Solon, 187. 6, Glenwood, 192. 7, Harlan, 210. 8, Pella, 214. 9, Assumption, Davenport, 234. 10, Center Point-Urbana, 237. 11, Waverly-Shell Rock, 244. 12, Winterset, 262. 13, Carlisle, 272. 14, Decorah, 300. 15, Spencer, 369.
Individual results for Clear Creek Amana — 33, Haidyn Barker, 20:11.9.