STATE BOUND.

CWC’s Ty Barbre (right) finished second overall at the boys’ cross-country sectional on Saturday, November 2, at Benton.

CWC’s Ty Barbre took second place at the Benton cross-country sectional on Saturday, November 2, to advance to the state meet on November 9 at Peoria’s Detweiller Park. The junior Bulldog finished in a time of 14:39.7, a half-second behind Benton’s Reece Johnson. It will be the third trip to state for Barbre in cross-country, adding to his other previous visits to the state finals in golf and track.

In the girls’ race, Lady Bulldogs Payton Dixon and Mackenzie Willis were unable to advance. Dixon posted a time of 21 minutes (75th overall), while Willis completed the course in 22:01 for 89th