Ottumwa will start the cross country season with a meet in Marshalltown on Thursday August 24th. Leading the girls team are Ally Bookin-Nosbisch and Kylie Latham. They both qualified for state last year. Carollin Mellin is back and just missed advancing to state. Other varsity runners should include Megan Coulter, Alejandra Gaspar and Morgan Lawson.
Topping the Ottumwa boys squad are Andreas Hernandez, Conner Riley and Max Thomason.