Leonard repeats as state champion

Jones County junior Erin Leonard won the state title for the second year in a row in the GHSA Class 5A cross-country championship meet Friday morning in Carrollton. Her time was 18:43.74.

Freshman Laney Doster placed 14th at 20:13.02. The Lady Hounds finished eighth out of 30 teams in the team standings.
McIntosh High school won both the girls’ and boys’ titles.
The Jones County boys did not qualify as a team, but junior Eli Boland competed individually for the Greyhounds, finishing 40th out of 226 runners with a time of 18:07.29. Nick Nyman of Starr’s Mill was the individual winner at 16:09.20.


The Jones County News

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