Making History: Johnston’s Patrick Bose Wins XC Title

Johnston’s Patrick Bose capped off his senior season by winning the class 4A state Cross Country title on Saturday. Patrick won with a time of 15:37, six seconds ahead of the second

Patrick Bose 2016 XC

Johnston senior Patrick Bose made school history by winning the Class 4A state cross country meet. Photo courtesy of Michael Zamora/Des Moines Register.

place runner. Patrick becomes the first-ever individual state champion for Johnston’s Cross Country program from either gender. As a team, the Dragons finished in sixth place overall. It was the fourth time in five years the Dragons have finished in the top 6 at state (2012 – 6th, 2013 – 2nd, 2014 – 3rd, 2016 – 6th). Congrats to all of the runners, Coaches Matt Jaschen and Pat Mattingly, and all of the Dragon parents and supporters on a great season! Below are results from the state meet.

Johnston Runners
1st Place: Patrick Bose 15:37
36th Place: Tom Altier 16:41
37th Place: Joe Schaefer 16:43
54th Place: Cade Meyer 17:00
62th Place: Luke Perman 17:04
72nd Place: Aidan MacGregor 17:14
76th Place: Riley Chartier 17:23

Team Scores
1 Dowling Catholic 100
2 Pleasant Valley 102
3 CR Prairie 140
4 WDM Valley 147
5 IC West 163
6 Johnston 190
7 CR Washington 192
8 Linn Mar 209
9 IC High 211
10 DB Hempstead 223
11 Waukee 231
12 Indianola 249
13 Ankeny 259
14 DB Senior 307
15 Cedar Falls 320

Complete Meet Results – Class 4A

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