The Elbert County Distance Devils traveled to East Jackson late last week to compete in the Region Championship.
The girl’s team finished in last place at the meet. Gail Whitehead managed to finish first for the team with a 25th place finish out of 51 participants and a time of 23:17.16. Maggie Hall followed at 27th with a time of 23:34.02. Kallie Craft came in at 29th timed at 24:10.44, followed by Morgan Fay in 31st place with a time of 24:28.73, Michaela Brown 35th place clocked in with a time of 24:39.58. Shelby Starrett and Macy Fay finished 44th and 45th respectively; Starrett with a time of 26:07.26 and Fay in at 26:07.67.
The boys managed a 5th place finish out of the eight teams that competed. Landon Bagwell managed to come in first for the Distance Devils at 21st out of the 55 competitors. Bagwell had a time of 18:08.05. He was followed by Jacob Heydinger in 24th place with a time of 18:16.99, Trey Wansley at 31st place finished at 18:41.74, Garrett Ruff in the 33rd spot clocked in at 18:56.17, Kendrick Baker finished in 45th place with a time of 20:28.40, and Nathan Bryson finished 52nd coming in at 21:28.46.