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Cross Country

Carley Braman
Carley Braman First Team

School: GPS

Grade: 12, , The future Georgia Southern runner finished second in the Division II-AA state meet in 20:07.62, helping the Bruisers earn the team title as well.

Cole Bullock
Cole Bullock First Team

School: Red Bank

Grade: 11, , He finished fifth in the Class AAA state meet 16:04.09 and also won the region title as well as the Front Runner championship race.

Dawson Carmack
Dawson Carmack First Team

School: McCallie

Grade: 11, , He finished sixth in the Division II-AA state meet with a time of 17:13.29. His personal-best time this season was 17:03.

Chase Faudi
Chase Faudi First Team

School: Chattanooga Patriots

Grade: 10, , Sophomore He won the Fast Break Invitational and the NACA championship and finished first in the Foot Locker South Meet with a season-best time of 15:57.

Emrick Garrett
Emrick Garrett First Team

School: Baylor

Grade: 9, , She finished sixth in the Division II state meet with a time of 20:50.32.

Edimo Ninteretse
Edimo Ninteretse First Team

School: Chattanooga Christian

Grade: 10, , Sophomore He finished second in the Division II-A state meet in 17:02.75, helping the Chargers win the team state title. He was also second in the region meet.

Gracie O'Neal
Gracie O'Neal First Team

School: Gordon Lee

Grade: 10, , She won Georgia's Class A state title in 20:23.83. She also won the region meet and Ridge Ferry Invitational with a personal-best time of 18:19.

Kathryn Vradenburg
Kathryn Vradenburg First Team

School: Chattanooga Patriots

Grade: 11, , She won the Front Runner championship and had a personal-best time of 18:52 at the NACA championship meet.

Jonathan Boyd
Jonathan Boyd Second Team

School: Chattanooga Patriots

Grade: 12

Sydney Cansler
Sydney Cansler Second Team

School: Baylor

Grade: 11

Chris Duncan
Chris Duncan Second Team

School: McCallie

Grade: 12

Jane Eiselstein
Jane Eiselstein Second Team

School: GPS

Grade: 9,

Samuel Ligon
Samuel Ligon Second Team

School: McCallie

Grade: 10

Mattie Parker
Mattie Parker Second Team

School: Signal Mountain

Grade: 11

Grace Pippin
Grace Pippin Second Team

School: Baylor

Grade: 10

Duke Richey
Duke Richey Second Team

School: McCallie

Grade: 10

Matthew Adams
Matthew Adams Third Team

School: Chattanooga Christian

Grade: 11

Walton Bedell
Walton Bedell Third Team

School: McCallie

Grade: 11

Myra Brock
Myra Brock Third Team

School: GPS

Grade: 11

Phoebe Moran
Phoebe Moran Third Team

School: Chattanooga Christian

Grade: 9,

Merritt Newton
Merritt Newton Third Team

School: Baylor

Grade: 11

Janie Pippenger
Janie Pippenger Third Team

School: Baylor

Grade: 9,

Joshua Richardson
Joshua Richardson Third Team

School: Chattanooga Christian

Grade: 11

Garrison Wheeler
Garrison Wheeler Third Team

School: Signal Mountain

Grade: 12

Jeff Gaither
Jeff Gaither , Coach

School: GPS

Coach, In his 21st season at GPS he guided the team to the Division II-AA state championship, after being seeded seventh before the race. "It was a day that a coach dreams about because our first six runners all had their best runs and we were fortunate enough that every team seeded ahead of us had one or two runs that didn't measure up," Gaither said. "We had a great day and everyone seeded ahead of us was just a little off. Our girls ran well enough to take advantage of the situation that presented itself. That was very gratifying to see. "When the results were posted, I was shocked that we had pulled it off." Despite being competitive in every other race, the state title was the Bruisers' only win for the season. One reason for that was that Myra Brock, who is also an all-star soccer player, competed in the state meet, the only race she was able to run in all season. She finished ninth overall and was part of a team that had three runners finish among the top 10 and two more in the top 30 overall.

David Miller
David Miller , Coach

School: Chattanooga Christian

Coach, In his seventh season as Chattanooga Christian's head coach, his team won the Division II-A state championship, finishing with 62 team points, five ahead of second-place University School of Nashville. CCS also won the region title, despite four of the seven runners being first-year varsity competitors, including two freshmen. "After the Tennessee Classic the kids saw we had the ingredients to be really special, and they committed to it," Miller said. "At the state meet, it was really neat to see them lay it all on the line for each other. Our guys went out fast and made the other teams chase them. That competitiveness and just the way they represented the Lord was special to see."