KERNERSVILLE — A pair of Ashe County High School runners competed in the NCHSAA 2A State Championship in Kernersville last weekend.
Senior Andrew Tedder ran in the men’s race while freshman Madison Warner competed in the women’s event.
Tedder wrapped up a stellar cross country career with a 16th place finish out of 137 runners. He crossed the finish line in 17:29. Tedder was the best finishing Mountain Valley Athletic Conference runner in the 2A meet.
N.C. School of Science and Math senior Frank Kenny held off Brevard junior Noah Graham by a half-second to win the men’s race in 16:37.41
For Warner, her Ashe County High School athletic career is just beginning and it has gotten off to a great start. After winning the MVAC Championship and a strong run at the 2A Midwest Regional, she followed that up finishing 59th out of 137 runners. Warner was also the 12th best freshman in the meet, finishing up in 23:02.
Carrboro senior Amanda Hickey cruised to a 13-second win over Kaitlyn Stones from West Stokes. Hickey’s winning time was 19:20.
Warner was the second best MVAC runner with only Madelyn Hamby of West Wilkes (40th) finishing in a higher spot.
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