KERNERSVILLE – Jaylynne Esquivel, a freshman member of the Cherokee Lady Braves varsity cross country team, placed 10th at the 1A State Cross Country Championship held at the Ivey Redmon Sports Complex in Kernersville on Saturday, Nov. 9. With a time of 20:41.97, she was named to the All-State team and was the highest placing Smoky Mountain Conference runner in the girls race.
Oztin Swayney, a freshman member of the Cherokee Braves varsity cross country team, placed 60th in the boys race with a time of 18:45.67.
Research Triangle won the girls team championship with a score of 67 followed by Community School of Davidson 104 and Lincoln Charter 156. Lincoln Charter took the boys team title with a score of 42 followed by Bishop McGuinness 82 and Murphy 113.
– One Feather staff report