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Updated: 10/31/2013 08:00:04AM

Dalton Shelton wins District cross country meet

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Lake Placid High School senior, Dalton Shelton won the Class 2A; District 9 Cross Country meet Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 16, at Lakeland’s Tenoroc High School. He was timed at 16:22, qualifying for regional competition.

Lady Dragon harrier, Yadira Cortes, finished 11th in the meet at 25:12 and also qualified for regionals. Both runners will compete at Anclote High School in Holiday on Saturday, Nov. 2.

“Both runners recorded their best times of the year in the district meet, saving the best for last, or maybe almost last,” said a proud Coach Scott Morgan. “We’ve had a good season in Cross Country and I’m very proud of both Yadira and Dalton for their accomplishments,” the coach added.