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Cross Country Team Competes in State Competition

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Cross Country Team Competes in State Competition

Samantha Cornett and Kamryn Torr, Sports Editor and Editor in Chief

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Both the boys and girls cross country teams traveled to Carrollton for the state championship on Friday, November 2. After winning state last year, both teams had something to prove in order to try defending their state title.

The girls’ team placed second in the state after falling short to Woodland-Cartersville by three points.

Two Chiefs’ placed in the top ten for the 5A girls individual results. Sophomore Zoe Smith placed fourth overall with a time of 19:48:89 and junior Kayla Rose placed seventh overall with a time of 20:01:92.

“State was a really challenging race but thankfully our hard work paid off for the most part,” said Smith. “We were pretty disappointed in second place but we are ready to come back next year and win.”

The boys’ team placed second in the state after falling short to county rival, Starrs’ Mill, by 15 points.

Individually, two Chiefs’ placed in the top ten for the 5A boys individual results. Senior Zach Jaeger placed second overall with a time of 16:37:35 and senior Rease Henry placed tenth overall with a time of 17:18:22.

“This year, state didn’t go as we wanted but everyone did their best,” said Jaeger. “We had multiple people running fevers days before the race but we still have a girls’ and boys’ state title capable team.”

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