Submitted Macon County High's Ben Ellis placed 88th in the Class AA junior-varsity race.

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Macon County High's Ben Ellis placed 88th in the Class AA junior-varsity race.

HERMITAGE - Macon County High sophomore cross country runner Taylor Ward placed fifth individually in the Class AA division at the Voyles Classic, which was held on Saturday at the Hermitage.

Ward finished 1:47 behind the first-place runner, Page's Leigh Walters.

Walters finished more than a minute in front of second-place Samantha Ouellette of Central Magnet.

Central Magnet placed first in the AA division with 80 points, seven points better than second-place Hume-Fogg.

The Macon County boys and girls squads placed 11th.

Central Magnet won the Class AA boys division with 47 points, seven points better than second-place Beech.

Beech's David Ahlmeyer won the race comfortably, finishing 1:21 better than Page's Connor Duncan.

Macon County High's Elliott McGuire placed ninth in a time of 18:15.99.