Polk’s Potter, Dadson finish 1-2 in Coon Dog Day 5K

Caleb Potter, left, and Evan Dadson finished 1-2 in the 2018 Coon Dog Day 5K race.

Polk County rising senior Caleb Potter held off PCHS teammate Evan Dadson to win the Coon Dog Day 5k on Saturday in Saluda.

Potter completed the course in 17:42, just five seconds ahead of Dadson, a rising junior who plans to attend North Carolina School of Science and Math this fall.

Raleigh’s Gavin Spell placed third in 18:02, with Hilton Head’s Elle Ellender finishing as the top female in fourth at 18:27.