Cornersville competes at state championships
After finishing third as a team in the Region 6 Regional Tournament, the Cornersville cross country team competed in the TSSAA State Championships as both a team and individuals in just the second year of the program coached by Amanda Putnam.
As a team the Lady Bulldogs finished 13th out of 20 overall teams.
After finishing six overall at the region tournament, Sorrell Martin had the best effort in the teamís individual with a time of 25:21 to finish 46th overall out of 183 runners.
The remainder of the runners finished as follows:
Sorrell Martin, 25:21, 46th
Hannah Hinds, 27:21, 88th
Emma Mitchell, 28:30, 100th
Hannah Hagood, 31:10, 123rd
Elizabeth Taylor, 32:53, 133rd
Brooke Calahan, 32:54, 134th
Lily Wright, 35:11, 152nd
The Cornersville boys cross country team, coached by Ben Putnam, just missed qualifying for the state as a team, finishing one spot off in 4th place, but sophomore Luke Ledford finished 4th in the region to qualify for state.
Ledford finished strong with a time of 20:43 for an 84th finish out of 179 runners.