The 6-foot-1, 165-pound senior won the Division 1 state meet with a time of 15:34.2, breaking the tape 8.3 seconds ahead of his next-closest competitor and leading the Polar Bears to a third-place finish as a team. He won six of 10 races on the season and never finished lower than third.
Krause has maintained a 3.43 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to run on scholarship at the University of Minnesota this fall.
An accomplished guitarist, Krause is a member of the Hortonville High Ski Club, and he has volunteered locally with the Hortonville Recreation Department.