White County’s girls’ cross country has qualified for the state meet after a third place finish Saturday morning at the Region 7-AAAA meet. Ellie Gearing, Sydnee Nix, and Lily Gearing finished 13th-15th individually to lead the girls. Ellie Gearing’s 20:18 was the top time for White County.
For the White County boys’ it was Eamonn O’Bryant who led the way with a sixth place individual finish to qualify himself for state. The Warriors team came in sixth, thus missing the cut for state.
Meanwhile in the 8-AAAAAA Championships, Habersham Central’s boys were led by Thomas Hotard’s region runner-up performance with a 16:16, just 12 seconds off the lead. Andrew Kivett placed sixth overall, as the Raiders came in fourth as a team, qualifying for state.