Polk County junior India Godlock earned all-state honors Saturday, placing fifth in the North Carolina 2A cross county championships at Ivey Redmon Sports Complex in Kernersville.
Polk County senior Sean Doyle placed second Saturday in the 2A West cross country regional in Morganton, earning a berth in next week's state championship meet.
A Western Highlands Conference cross country title safely in hand, Sean Doyle sprinted nearly as hard after the race as he did while winning it.
Complete results from Wednesday's Western Highlands Conference cross country meet, held at Jackson Park in Hendersonville:
When Western Highlands Conference cross country teams ran last week at Jackson Park in Hendersonville, Polk County head coach Alan Peoples noticed a common trait among many of the runners. Most of them weren't quite tackling the 5K course at full speed.
Polk County tuned up Tuesday for next week's Western Highlands Conference cross country meet, delivering a strong performance in a WHC meet at Jackson Park in Hendersonville.
Polk County's cross country teams continued Saturday to tune up for postseason competition, competing in the 43rd Trailblazer Invitational at Daniel Boone High School in Gray, Tenn.
Sean Doyle and India Godlock raced to victories Tuesday at the R-S Central Invitational cross country meet in Rutherfordton.
Polk County got an advance look Saturday morning at the course where the 2A West cross country regional will be held, competing in the Freedom Invitational in Morganton.
Running on the course where the state 2A championship meet will be held later this year, Sean Doyle and India Godlock each ran to victories in their respective races at the Friday Night Lights meet at Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex in Kernersville.
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