Polk County’s Caleb Potter delivered an outstanding performance in Saturday’s Hagen Stone Cross Country Classic in Pleasant Garden, finishing 15th in the event.

Potter completed the course in 16:53.53 for his 15th-place showing in a field of 175 runners. Jeremiah Pratt of Pacers Home School, a Virginia group, won the race with a time of 15:51.68.

Polk County’s team finished 20th in the 25-team field. Also competing were:

  • Jack Derkach, 18:31.91
  • Mark Teague, 19:25.77
  • Bryce Thompson, 20:50.43
  • Chris Rickman, 20:55.50
  • Kiyon Staley, 21:05.09

Polk freshman Olivia Overholt led the Wolverine girls with a 38th-place showing in 21:11.78. Polk County placed 17th of 20 teams in the field, with other finishers including:

  • Caelan Gaul, 23:18.40
  • Taytem Johnson, 24:09.75
  • Amelia Nespaca, 25:12.92
  • Lauren Dotson, 25:27.32
  • Ashlyn Ramsey, 27:05.49

Harnett Central’s Maggie McCormick won the race with a time of 18:02.73.

Polk County returns to action on Saturday, competing in the Trailblazer Invitational in Gray, Tenn.

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