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Lawrence Co. boys first in Chickasaw Trails
Austin senior Jennifer Dunn 2nd in 5A-6A

From Staff Reports

OAKVILLE — Austin Highís Jennifer Dunn finished second in her race, and the Lawrence County boys won their division in the Chickasaw Trails Cross Country Invitational on Saturday.

More than 900 runners completed the course at Indian Mounds Park. The Class 5A-6A boys division included 23 teams and 297 runners, while the 1A-4A boys had 25 teams and 233 runners.

In the girls divisions, 22 teams competed in 5A-6A with 245 girls finishing, and 14 teams competed in 1A-4A with 134 finishing.

In the 5A-6A girls, Mountain Brook won the championship, and the Lady Spartansí Madeline Morgan won in 18 minutes, 26.01 seconds.

Austinís Dunn, a senior, was second in 19:00.28, followed by Sparkmanís Katie Huston in third in 19:12.21.

In the team standings, Decatur was eighth, and Austin finished 11th.

Decaturís Meg Adams was 26th, while the Lady Raidersí Sally Adams was 41st. Austinís Kristin Lupton was 56th, and Decaturís Meghan Schmidt was 57th.

In 5A-6A boys, Hoover won the team title and the individual championship. Pat McGregor won in 15:56.33.

Austin was 15th, and Decatur was 18th.

Matthew Dunn recorded Austinís highest individual finish at 63rd. Decaturís Samuel Hand was 83rd.

In 1A-4A boys, Lawrence County won the championship by placing six runners in the top 21, even though none were in the top 10.

The list included C.J. Woodham (13), Logan Underwood (15), Collins Montgomery (16), William McWhorter (17), Rhyan Hood (19) and Joshua Crumpton (21).

Falkvilleís Justin Blanchard was eighth, and Athens Bibleís Andy Davidson was 10th.

In the team standings, Athens Bible was seventh, Brewer ninth, Hatton 14th, Decatur Heritage 16th, Clements 23rd and East Lawrence 24th.

In 1A-4A girls, Corinth (Miss.) High won in the team competition, led by first-place finisher Katlyn Will.

Lawrence County was fifth, while Athens Bible was seventh. Lawrence Countyís Ari Stephenson was fourth, while Athens Bibleís Chelsea Burgess was 16th.

East Lawrenceís Megan Kelley finished 21st. Lawrence Countyís Lyndsie Warren was 26th, and Hattonís Courtney Rutherford placed 28th.

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