Daniel Boone boys, Science Hill girls shine at Region 1 cross country championships

Pat Kenney • Oct 25, 2012 at 8:12 AM

GRAY — One favorite won, one favorite was shocked.The Daniel Boone boys and Science Hill girls stepped to the forefront during Thursday’s Region 1 cross country championships at Daniel Boone High School.The Trailblazers earned the school’s first regional title since 1998 with an impressive 32-76 win over runner-up Science Hill. Dobyns-Bennett’s boys finished third with 90 points in the AAA competition.Morristown West’s Lady Trojans came into the race undefeated and ranked No. 1 in the state. That proved to be of little consequence to the Lady Hilltoppers.With Science Hill’s Martha McCoy and Molly Foster finishing 1-2 individually and three other Lady ’Toppers in the top 11, Science Hill stunned West 29-52 for the AAA team title. The top three teams in each race qualified for the TSSAA state meet to be held Saturday, Nov. 3 at Percy Warner Steeplechase Park in Brentwood.In A-AA, Sullivan East won the boys race 52-53 over Greeneville. University School finished third at 60. Greeneville (58) took the A-AA girls competition.For the entire story, pick up a copy of the Oct. 26 edition of the Times-News.

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