The Oak Ridge boys’ cross country team finished sixth in the state championship in Nashville on Saturday.
It was the Wildcats’ best finish since 2009, when Oak Ridge placed second, Coach Allen Etheridge said.
“It’s a really solid step for us,” Etheridge said.
He said the young team ran okay on the Percy Warner Park Steeplechase Course in Nashville, but it wasn’t Oak Ridge’s best race. Etheridge said the five-kilometer (3.1-mile) course and the intensity of the competition and other factors might have surprised the boys a bit. [Read more…]