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High school scoreboard: McCormack wins national cross country title
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North Hall runner Ty McCormack won his division in the USATF (U.S.A. Track and Field) National Junior Olympic Cross County Championships on Saturday at the Rancho San Rafael Regional Park in Reno, Nev.

McCormack ran the 3-mile race in a time of 16 minutes and six seconds, :07 better than the races’ second-place finisher.


WHITE COUNTY GIRLS 40, DAWSON COUNTY 42: The Lady Warriors jumped out to a 10-2 first quarter lead en route to a win Saturday at White County.

The Lady Tigers (7-3) were led by Allie Costley with 12 points, and Natalie Parker an dJessi Phillips with eight points each.
Dawson County returns to action at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Walnut Grove.

DAWSON COUNTY BOYS 54, WHITE COUNTY 51: Stephen Scaife scored 19 points to help Dawson County recover from its first loss of the season with a win against White County on Saturday at White County.

With the score tied at 10 after the first quarter, the Tigers (8-1) outscored the Warriors (3-2) 21-13 in the second quarter en route to the win.

Jacob Evans and Tyler Dominy added 14 and 11 points respectively for Dawson County.

White County was led by Luke Crumley with 19 points. Tyler Dotson, Ashely Lowery and Andrew London each added nine points for the Warriors.

White County returns to action at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at West Forsyth while Dawson County next plays at Walnut Grove at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

JOHNS CREEK 66, WHITE COUNTY 59 (FRIDAY): The White County boys basketball team suffered its first loss of the season to Johns Creek on Friday night.

After holding the Gladiators to just eight third-quarter points, and taking a 48-42 lead in the fourth quarter in the process; the Warriors were outscored 24-11 in the fourth quarter en route to the loss.

Luke Crumley led White County with 24 points and 14 rebounds. Ashely Lowery added 16 points for the Warriors and Tyler Dotson 12.

Johns Creek was led by Cole Hobbs with 26 points.

White County returns to action at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday when it plays host to Dawson County.


TROJANS PLACE SECOND IN TOURNEY: The North Hall wrestling team had 11 individual honors in a second place finish out of nine teams in the Wildcat Open at Apalachee on Saturday.

The Trojans, with a score of 378, were beaten only by Commerce, which won the tournament with a score of 404.

Tyler Kratzer (119), Wesley Adams (130), Lee Sisson (189) and Colby McClain (215) each placed first in their respective weight classes.

Second place finishers for the Trojans were Matt Joy (112), Raymon Salamanca (125), Nick Quinn (135) and Shane Doster (160).

John Anderson (103), Cody Wilsdon (171) and Stephen Flanagan (heavyweight) each placed third to round out the individual honors for North Hall.

The Trojans next meet is at the Longhorn Hook ’em Holiday Classic at Lambert next Saturday.

CHESTATEE WRESTLERS FARE WELL AT TOURNEY: The War Eagles’ Jose Reyes (103) and Daniel Moreno placed fifth at the Creekview Inviational on Saturday at Creekview High.

Taylor Wright (152) was the only other wrestler to place for Chestatee, finishing sixth in his weight class.

WEST HALL COMPETES IN CREEKVIEW TOURNAMENT: The West Hall wrestling team faced opponents from 10 different schools at the Creekview Invitational on Saturday at Creekview High.

Tanner Yates (125 was the big winner for the Spartans with two wins and a first-place finish in his weight class.
Yates is currently 17-0 on the season.

Other notables for West Hall: Lakin Herford (103) placed sixth, Omar Lopez (112) had two pins and one win and placed fifth, Trey Smith (119) had one win, Justin Byrne (130) had one pin and two wins and placed fourth, Logan Herford (135) had one win and two pins and placed second, Collins Wright (145) had four wins and placed third, Jacob Scarborough (152) and Ricardo Mancilla (160) each had a pin and Chris Price (189) placed fourth.
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