Wesleyan Boys Pull Upset, Blanks Takes Overall Win

(all photos by Enrique Tomas)

Graham Blanks

Blanks of Athens Academy, improved dramatically from the 2017 XC season, and his hard work payed off in winning the A Private Championship in 16:31 with a gap of nearly 75m. 

Mac Howie

Teams needed to be aware of the potential Wesleyan had to strike at Carrollton on Friday which is exactly what the Wolves' did. Only 7 points ended up separating 3 schools, but Wesleyan had the tighter pack taking the win by 4 points. Soph Mac Howie led the charge, placing 9th earning All-State honors going 18:07, Stafford McDaniel was 13th in 18:27

Devin Wade

Wade took overall runnerup honors for the 2nd consecutive season clocking a 16:43, helping push Whitefield to the runnerup spot on the Team Podium.

Zack Truitt

2 Landmark Christian runners finished in the top spots earning the Eagles a team Podium spot in 4th. Zack Truitt once again placed 3rd overall in the race at 17:02, with Jr Kameron Jackson taking 5th in 17:47. Area 3 champs Holy Innocents raced to 3rd as a team led by Branson Sertyl (14th) and James Watson (15th) Rouding out the top 10 Individuals also making All-State were: Grady Coppock of Savannah Christian 4th (17:44), Brandon Potra of Hebron Christian 6th (17:56), Daniel Harvey of Savannah Christian 7th (17:58), Justin George of Strong Rock Christian 8th (18:00) and Preston Brown of Hebron Christian 10th (18:16)