Hamburg’s Karlie Heistand earned a medal at the PIAA State AA cross country run on Nov. 9 when she finished in 21st place.
Hamburg's Karlie Heistand earned a medal at the PIAA State AA cross country run on Nov. 9 when she finished in 21st place. (Ric Webb)

Hamburg senior Karlie Heistand earned a state cross country medal on Nov. 9, when she finished in 21st place at the PIAA State Cross Country Championships held at the 3.1 mile Parkview Course in Hershey. She turned in a time of 19:56.

Heistand is also a player on the Hamburg High field hockey team and just this season decided to run cross country. She finished seventh in the Berks Conference run (19:47), and fourth in the District 3-AA Run with a time of 19:50.




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