BIG SANDY (October 7) – The Dresden Middle School Cross Country team traveled to Big Sandy for a two-mile state qualifying race Wednesday, October 7. The top five teams and first 25 finishers qualified to compete in Knoxville Saturday for the state championships.
Four members of the Lions’ team were able to qualify for the championships – Landon Floyd, Alexis Harrison, Alivia Rainey and Ellie Poole.
Sixth-grader Landon Floyd completed his race in 20th place, with a time of 12:41, while seventh-grader Ryne Tarver finished the two miles with a time of 15:27.
Seventh-graders Alivia Rainey and Alexis Harrison finished their race at 14:42 and 15:15 respectively, while teammate Jordan Springstead came in not far behind with a time of 16:35. Ellie Poole finished her race with a time of 13:18. Emma Harrison came in with a time of 16:39. Hayleigh White finished with a time of 18:13.