MURFREESBOROâ€”The Oak Ridge boys 4Ã—800 meter relay team finished ninth in the state track meet in Murfreesboro on Friday.
The boys 4×800 meter relay team includesÂ senior Jake Etheridge and juniors Reid Dukes, Will Jeter, and Jose Villegas. They finished ninth in a field of 16 teams with a time of 8:14.63. Houston finished first with a time ofÂ 7:58.51. Blackman (8:03.53) and Daniel Boone (8:06.03) had the other top three finishes.
Hardin Valley Academy was sixth in the 4×800 meter relay with a time of 8:11.29, while Farragut finished 12th at 8:33.98.
The 2017 TSSAA Boysâ€™ Track State Championships were at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro on Friday.
Etheridge also raced in the boys 1,600 meter run, where he finished 12th with a time of 4:39.27. He finished just ahead of senior Brennan Humphreys of Hardin Valley, who crossed the finish line at 4:41.91. [Read more…]