Note: This story was updated at 8:15 p.m.
The Oak Ridge boys cross country team finished second in a meet in Knoxville on Saturday, and senior Jake Etheridge finished third.
The Oak Ridge girls finished 10th.
The boys, competing against 35 other teams, were running shorthanded because Daeton Byars, the team’s number three, didn’t run, and Jose Villegas ran it as a workout rather than as a race, Oak Ridge Coach Allen Etheridge said.
“He’s just getting his legs back under him,” Etheridge said of Villegas.
Finishing in first place at the Cherokee Classic in Knoxville was Daniel Boone High School with 61 points. Oak Ridge was second with 83 points.
Behind them were Maryville (128 points), Knoxville Catholic (146), and Farragut (160). [Read more…]