ATHENS - The White County cross country teams finished second behind Athens Christian Thursday in a five-team meet on Thursday.<br />
Jessie Dotson won the girls race in 19:35 and Levi Fangmann finished second in the boys race in 17:41 for White County.<br />
The Warriors next action will be October 1st, at the Westover Invitational.
The East Hall girls basketball team followed up its Lanierland title by winning the McDonald's Shootout Friday. The Lady Vikings beat Elbert County 50-35 in the championship game at the Hart County gym.
The Buford girls basketball team finished a stretch of seven games in 10 days against several nationally ranked teams Thursday night with a 48-35 loss to top 10 Hoover, (Alaa.) in the Peach State Jump Off Classic at Holy Innocents.
Even though things continue to get tougher the further you go in the playoffs, none of the five area teams still remaining would give up their spot as they prepare for Friday night’s quarterfinal action.