The TSSAA state cross country meets take place Thursday and Friday in Hendersonville. Here’s a look at the individuals and team from the Shelby-Metro area that figure to be in contention.
What: TSSAA state cross country meets
When, where: Thursday and Friday; Sanders Ferry Park in Hendersonville.
Race schedule: Thursday, Division 2-A girls, 10 a.m.; D2-A boys, 10:50 a.m.; Class AAA girls, 1:50 p.m.; Class AAA boys, 2:40 p.m. Friday, D2-AA girls, 10 a.m.; D2-AA boys, 10:50 a.m.; Class AA/A girls, 1:50 p.m.; Class AA/A boys, 2:40 p.m.
Weather: It should be favorable for the competitors each day. Thursday’s high will be in the low 60s and Friday’s high will be in the mid-60s. The morning races will be cooler but there shouldn’t be much wind to deal with over the 5K Sanders Ferry Course.
In Class AAA, Houston senior Zoe Marsh will be looking to end her outstanding career with a strong run; she won the region in 19:11 and has the best time of any runner this fall at 18:35. Her efforts also led Houston to the team championship with senior Emma Thweatt (sixth), junior Lindsey Barnes (seventh), sophomore Nora Newhouse (eighth)... Click here to read full article