Barren County eighth-grader Chesney McPherson won the girls' 4k race during a cross country meet on Aug. 29 hosted by Barren County High School. 

McPherson bested a field of 37 competitors with a time of 16:46.30. 

Allen County-Scottsville High School sophomore Sarah Davis finished second with a time of 19:22.71, followed by Metcalfe County junior Allie Thomas who clocked in at 19:29.36. 

In the boys' 4k, ACS junior Tad Taylor won with a time of 15:04.14. 

Barren County students took the top three spots in the mixed 3K race for elementary and middle schoolers. 

Mary Claire Warren, a sixth-grader, won with a time of 8:30.50. 

Sixth-grader Gracie Reed finished second at 9:01.16 followed by fifth-grader Vanessa Wockenfuss with a time of 9:37.23. 

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