Macon County Chronicle

MCHS Cross Country Region Action


  The Macon County Boys and Girls Cross Country competed in the Region 5 A-AA meet Thursday, October 27 at the Steeplechase Course at Percy Warner Park in Nashville. The Macon County Girls finished first, winning their first Region Championship since 2002.

  This is the Macon County Girls 7th Region Championship, going back to 1997. The Macon Girls will run in the TSSAA State Cross Country Meet, November 5, at Percy Warner Park. Led by sophomore Katie Swindle with a 3rd place finish (21:21), Junior Katie Hix in 7th(22:01), freshman Logan Hernandez in 9th(22:31), sophomore Jasmine Chaparro in 13th(22:46), and freshman Daisy McClanahan in 33rd place (24:36). Macon County outscored Hume-Fogg Academic, 2nd and Christ Presbyterian, 3rd.

  The Macon County Boys finished 8th, led by Seniors Andrew Emberton, 4th (17:18) and Jordan Kemp, 40th place(19:25). Other times for the team were Dylan Meador 64th (20:18), Jeff Maynard 70th (20:29), and Ryan Avera 77th (20:42).  Emberton’s fourth place finish earned him a second individual trip to the Boys State meet on November 5th which will also be held at Percy Warner Park.