Boys break drought to qualify for state meet; Woods will also run


Franklin County's boys' cross country team is headed to the state meet for the first time in a long time after a third place finish in Region 8AAA. Lady Lion runner Gracie Woods will also run in the state meet – scheduled for Saturday in Carrollton – after finishing fifth overall in 8AAA.

Lion Keaton Burton (right) took fourth-place overall to lead the Franklin County boys’ cross country team to the state meet for the first time in at least 12 years. (Photos by Scoggins)
By Shane Scoggins Publisher   The Franklin County cross-country program christened its own course this season, and it had immediate benefits. The boys’ team finished third in the Region 8AAA meet…

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