Dexter's Nea named co-runner of year in Southeast Missouri region

Dexter senior Margo Nea was named the co-female cross country runner of the year for the Southeast Missouri all-region team.

She was also named to the first team by the regionís coaches.

During her senior year, Nea broke her own school record (19 minutes, 32.9 seconds) multiple times and won an all-state medal with a 25th place in the MSHSAA Class 3 Cross Country Championships in Columbia. She won SCAA and SEMO Conference races as part of her seven victories.

Dexter junior Carter Dorton made the second team. He broke the school record this season, recording a time of 17:34.04.

Junior teammates Gavin Cartwright and Andrew Ellinghouse received honorable mentions.

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