HHS runners place at home meet

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Huntingdon High School hosting its annual cross country meet on Thursday, and the home-school runners claimed some top honors among the 20 participating schools.

The HHS girls placed second as a team behind Obion County and one place ahead of Lexington.

Huntingdon freshman Lilly Wortham took ninth individually in a field of 120 runners, and fellow freshman Adalyn Allen placed 14th.

The Huntingdon boys claimed sixth place as a team. Taking the top three spots in boys competition were Chester County at first, Crocket County at second, and Covington at third.

Competing against 130 runners, HHS sophomore Colton King received the third place medal and set a new school record with his time of 17:09.

RECORD BREAKER – Huntingdon High School cross country runner Colton King placed third and set a new school record during Thursday’s meet at HHS.

Sophomore Keller Smith placed 10th with a time of 18:23.

TENTH – Huntingdon’s Keller Smith placed tenth out of 130 runners during Thursday’s cross country meet at HHS.

Water for Thursday’s meet was provided by White Farms in memory of the late David Taylor, who was a big supporter of Huntingdon’s cross country program.

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