Alexander finishes as Class 6A runner-up

The Alexander Cougars placed second at the Class 6A championship on Saturday in Carrollton. The region-champion Cougars had two runners to place in the top-20 as they scored 168 points. Richmond Hill won the championship with 105 points. Senior Leon Waine was No. 14 with a time of 16 minutes, 47.4 seconds. Placing right behind him was classmate Kaden Harris at 16:48 for 15th-place. Junior Tyler Goode came in at 17:04 to place No. 21. The highest finisher from the county at the state meets was Chapel Hill runner Frances Butts, who placed No. 13 at 20:15 in the Class 5A race.

Alexander finishes as Class 6A runner-up