Taylor Ward

Taylor Ward

CLARKSVILLE -- Macon County High sophomore Taylor Ward placed fourth in the Section 3 North Sub-Sectional Meet for large schools, which was held at Kenwood High School last Thursday and Friday.

Ward posted a time of 5:41.85, finishing more than 13 seconds behind the first-place runner (Henry County freshman Dinah Winders).

That earned Ward an at-large berth to the sectional meet.

She was the only of the Macon County competitors to advance.

Ward placed eighth in the 800-meter run, posting a time of 2:41.42.

Beech senior Maggie Medley ran the race in a time of 2:27.13 to place first, finishing more than two seconds better than Greenbrier senior Jada Trice.

The top eight runners earned medals.

Tiger sophomore Elliott McGuire placed sixth in the 1,600-meter run, posting a time of 4:47.04.

Henry County junior Silas Winders won that event in a time of 4:35.09.