Bismarck High senior Sean Korsmo wins another individual title, Century goes back-to-back


October 24, 2020 8:15 pm

By Tom Mix
NDHSAA Media Specialist

JAMESTOWN, N.D. – Bismarck High senior Sean Korsmo reclaimed the top spot in the Class A boys cross country ranks.

Korsmo raced to a time of 15 minutes, 27.50 seconds to win the 2020 NDHSAA Class A boys individual state championship during the NDHSAA State Meet held at Parkhurst Recreation Area in Jamestown.

The individual state title is Korsmo’s second in his prep career. He won the 2018 NDHSAA Class A individual state title – a championship that was also won at Parkhurst Recreation Area.

In the team competition, Bismarck Century won its second consecutive NDHSAA Class A boys state championship scoring 75 points and getting four all-state finishers: Mason Kindel (5th, 15:53.88), Jacob Ersland (12th, 16:22.39), Ethan Bender (13th, 16:25.77) and Griffin House (18th, 16:30.79). 

INDIVIDUAL TOP 20

1. Sean Korsmo, Bismarck High, 15:28; 2. Jacob Knodle, West Fargo Sheyenne, 15:33; 3. Ben Anteau, Jamestown, 15:34; 4. Brady Yoder, Dickinson, 15:38; 5. Mason Kindel, Bismarck Century, 15:54; 6. Gavin Haut, Jamestown, 16:03; 7. Caleb Yokom, Fargo North, 16:11; 8. Hunter McHenry, Grand Forks Red River, 16:12; 9. Caleb Hansen, Dickinson, 16:12; 10. Juan Flores, Bismarck High, 16:16; 11. Quinn Roehl, Grand Forks Central, 16:22; 12. Jacob Ersland, Bismarck Century, 16:23; 13. Ethan Bender, Bismarck Century, 16:26; 14. Caeden Johnson, West Fargo Sheyenne, 16:27; 15. Hunter Gregoire, Dickinson, 16:28; 16. Aiden Johnson, West Fargo Sheyenne, 16:30; 17. John Ness, Bismarck Legacy, 16:31; 18. Griffin House, Bismarck Century, 16:31; 19. Chandlar Rott, Jamestown, 16:33; 20. Gunnar Alvarado, Williston, 16:37

TEAM RESULTS (Top 5)

1. Bismarck Century (75); 2. Dickinson (89); 3. Grand Forks Red River (111); 4. Bismarck High (120); 5. Jamestown (130).

COMPLETE 2020 NDHSAA CLASS A BOYS CROSS COUNTRY STATE MEET RESULTS

2020 NDHSCA Class A Boys Cross Country Senior Athlete of the Year:

SEAN KORSMO from BISMARCK HIGH SCHOOL

2020 NDHSCA Class A Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year: 

BRAD LIES from BISMARCK CENTURY HIGH SCHOOL

Follow NDHSAA on Twitter at @NDHSAA and visit www.ndhsaanow.com for the latest NDHSAA sports and activities news from around the state.