|MCHS Cross Country Season Underway|
|Written by Mark Darnell|
|Tuesday, August 28, 2012|
The 2012 Macon County Cross Country Season got underway with the 15th Annual Macon County Invitational meet this past Saturday August 25th in Lafayette.
Over 760 high school and middle school athletes from the mid-state competed in seven different races. The high school races featured 463 while the middle school had an impressive 297 runners.
Macon County High School had a strong showing from both its teams. The Girls finished in a tie for 2nd but lost the tie-breaker with a score of 85 behind Station Camp and Murfreesboro Riverdale in a race that featured 15 teams. Katie Swindle finished 4th with a time of 21:24, Katie Hix finished 6th in 21:47, Jasmine Chaparro finished 8th in 22:10, Logan Hernandez finished 21st in 23:46, Alisa Givins finished 49th in 25:30, Maddy Miller finished 55th in 26:09, and Angela Whisenhunt finished 61st in 26:25. In the JV race Jessica Seehafer finished 21st in 28:07, Abi Welch finished 60th in 35:02 and Karla Whisenhunt finished 63rd in 38:09
The MCHS Boys managed to finish in 13th place out of 20 teams with a score of 349 points. Jeff Maynard finished 38th with a time of 19:26, Dylan Meador finished 57th in 19:58, Carson Cunningham finished 79th in 21:11, Christopher Bullington finished 92nd in 21:29, Baughn Swayer finished 97th in 22:06, John Case finished 129th in 27:18 and Tyler Napier finished 130th in 27:40.