Seick takes 4th at State Cross Country meet

Starmont/West Central senior Charlie Seick, front row, fourth from the left, stands as one of the 15 Class 2A boys medalists at the Iowa High School State Cross Country Championships on Friday in Fort Dodge. (Courtesy photo)

Starmont/West Central senior Charlie Seick placed fourth at the Iowa High School Class 2A Cross Country Championships today in Fort Dodge.

He completed the first mile in 5:07.34 and was in eighth place, moving up to sixth by the end of the second mile.

Charlie Seick accepts West Central’s best wishes Thursday as he departs for the State Cross Country Meet in Fort Dodge. (Courtesy West Central Schools)

The top two finishers were from Des Moines Christian. Aaron Fynaardt was first with a time of 15:50.62, and freshman Caleb Ten Pasa was second at 16:06.33.

Okoboji Milford sophomore Evan Osler took third at 16:18.10.

Sieck was fourth at 16:24.88 followed by Danville/New London senior AJ Bonnesen in fifth at 16:29.37.