Signal Mountain Girls, Baylor Boys Win Silver At Tennessee Classic

Mallory Young Second, John Carlson Third To Lead Winning Teams

Saturday, September 21, 2013 - by Special to the Chattanoogan.com

NASHVILLE -- Mallory Young and John Carlson were the individual leaders for their respective teams as the Signal Mountain girls and the Baylor boys won Silver division championships at the Tennessee Classic cross country meet here at Percy Warner Park Saturday.

Young was runner-up in the girls race as the Lady Eagles won with 53 points.  Lucy Whitfield was sixth overall as GPS finished second with 90 and Baylor was third with 99 as Grace Carlson finished fourth.

John Carlson, Grace's twin brother, was third in 17:30 as the Baylor boys prevailed with 51 points.

  University School of Nashville was second with 109.

Jackson Goodwin, who set the pace early for Baylor, finished in sixth while Alex Sumida was eighth.  Luke Portera and Anders Pokela were 16th and 18th, respectively, for the Red Raiders.

"We're on our way back home celebrating a victory," said Baylor coach Jan Gautier early Saturday evening.

"I'm thrilled with the way our guys ran as they ran as a pack and really worked well together.  They were all within 30 seconds of each other," Gautier added.

Saturday's race was run on a muddy course, but the rain had stopped by the time the starting gun was fired.

Baylor will be the host for this week's regular-season meet of the Chattanooga Cross Country League on Tuesday.

(Email John Hunt at nomarathonmoose@comcast.net)


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