Adam Barnard of Daniel Boone High School and Mary Easton of Lebanon (VA) High School have been named this area's Outstanding High School Runners by the State of Franklin Track Club. They will be honored at the club's annual Awards Banquet at The Red Room in Blountville on Saturday, December 1st at 6:00 p.m. The annual event also honors the winners in the SFTC King & Queen of the Road Competition, the Long Distance Series, the Trail Seris, (Adult) Mile Series and Outstanding SFTC'ers.
Barnard, a sophomore, was second at Bristol Cross, Bluegrass XC Festival Champion, ran 15:33 at Wendy's Invitational, Big 8 Conference Meet Champion, second at the Region 1 AAA Championship, and ran 16:13 at TN State XC Championships placing 7th. He is coached by Len Jeffers.
Easton, also a sophomore, was second at Bristol Cross, Walker's Run Champion, Trailblazer Inv Champion, Clinch Mountain District Champion, Region D Champion by 1'36" over the second place finisher, and second at the VA State Group A XC in 19:34. She is coached by Travis Hooker.
Lynwood Wagner and Matthew Studholme
State of Franklin Track Club