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Potter wins Shelby Invitational; Overholt leads Wolverine girls

Polk County senior Caleb Potter outdistanced the field Tuesday to win the Shelby Invitational cross country meet in Shelby

Polk County senior Caleb Potter outdistanced the field Tuesday to win the Shelby Invitational cross country meet in Shelby.

Potter covered the 5K course in 16:32.60, finishing 16 seconds ahead of R-S Central’s Christopher Upton. Polk County’s Mark Teague finished 20th as the Wolverines placed fourth in the 10-team field.

Polk County freshman Olivia Overholt placed fifth in the girls race with a time of 20:41.00 to lead the Wolverines. Senior Izzy Jackson placed 25th and Tatytem Johnson finished 27th for the Polk girls, who finished third in an 11-team field.

Both Polk County squads are scheduled to next be in action on Saturday, weather permitting, at the Freedom Invitational.

GIRLS
TEAM SCORES
1. East Lincoln 51; 2. Forestview 52; 3. Polk County 126; 4. Kings Mountain 127; 5. R-S Central 133; 6. Crest 141; 7. Shelby 176; 8. Cleveland County Homeschool 212; 9. West Lincoln 213; 10. Chesnee 266; 11. East Rutherford 272.

POLK COUNTY FINISHERS
5. Olivia Overholt, 20:41.00; 25. Izzy Jackson, 24:41.00; 27. Taytem Johnson, 24:47.10; 37. Ashlyn Ramsey, 26:27.50; 43. Maia Teague, 26:48.10

OTHER POLK COUNTY RUNNERS
Lauren Dotson, 27:24.90; Madison Geddings, 28:22.10; Scout Harmon, 28:23.30; Nathalie Ramirez, 30:24.50; Lacey Gosnell, 30:25.30; Jasmine Painter, 39:12.50

BOYS
TEAM SCORES
1. Forestview 52; 2. East Lincoln 79; 3. Kings Mountain; 4. Polk County 111; 5. R-S Central 115; 6. Shelby 128; 7. West Lincoln 173; 8. Chesnee 215; 9. Cleveland County Homeschool 225; 10. Crest 274.

POLK COUNTY FINISHERS
1. Caleb Potter, 16:32.60; 20. Mark Teague, 19:17.70; 33. Chris Rickman, 20:16.90; 38. Bryce Thompson, 20:31.00; 40. Kiyon Staley, 20:35.00.

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