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MJ claims local cross country event

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From Post staff reports
LEBANON -- Mt. Juliet High runners swept both the boys and girls divisions of the third annual Wilson County Cross Country Invitational held Tuesday on the grounds of the James E. Ward Agricultural Center.

Elijah Wilson of Mt. Juliet High was the overall winner, finishing the 5K varsity course in 18:13 -- leading the Golden Bears to the team title.

Mt. Juliet's Kaitlin Hynek ran a 22:10 to win the girls division. Wilson Central won the girls team competition.

Based on combined boys and girls scores, Mt. Juliet took the overall "championship" by a two point margin.

The girls middle school race (1.5 miles) was won by Zoi Lancaster of West Wilson Middle School in a time of 11:04. West Wilson claimed the girls middle school title.

Friendship Christian's Mackey Bently won the boys middle school race in a time of 9:04. FCS Middle School won the boys team competition.

West Wilson Middle won the middle school "championship" based on combined boys and girls points.

Varsity teams running included: Friendship Christian School, Mt. Juliet High School, Watertown High School and Wilson Central High.

Middle schools teams included: Carroll Oakland School, Southside Elementary/Middle School, West Wilson Middle School, Wilson Central High School and Winfree Bryant Middle School.

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