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Cross country: Johnson boys take fourth in Region 8-5A, qualify for state meet
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Johnson High cross country took fourth Wednesday at the Region 8-5A championship at Unicoi State Park in Helen. Photo courtesy Skott Skilling

The Johnson High boys cross country squad had three runners finish in the top 20 to secure a fourth-place team finish at the Region 8-5A championship Wednesday at Unicoi State Park in Helen. 

Leading the Knights were David Artega who finished 14th (18 minutes, 49 seconds), Julian Pimental crossed 17th (19:00) and Sebastian Medara was 19th (19:11). 

The state championship meet for Class 5A is Nov. 6 in Carrollton. 

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