Channing Dotson ran in the state meet on Saturday at Memphis.

By Clayton Carroll

MEMPHIS, TN (WLAF) – On Saturday, Channing Dotson, a 4th grader at Valley View Elementary School, participated in the Tennessee State Elementary School Cross Country Championships.

Two of Coach Drew Crabtree’s runners qualified, Channing Dotson as well as Liam Childress, a 5th grader from Caryville Elementary School. After Liam was unfortunately unable to make the trip to the state race at Memphis, it would be up to Channing to represent Campbell County.

Dotson ran a time of 6:49.6, placing 115th out 199 runners (CORRECTION: 115th out of 287 total runners).

Coach Crabtree was proud of Channing, as well as Liam, for setting a goal to make it to state, and putting in the work to accomplish it.

Congratulations to both Channing Dotson and Liam Childress for a phenomenal job all cross country season. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 10/30/2023-6AM)

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