(Cleveland)-The White County Warriors and Yonah Composite Mountain Bike teams participated in the Peach State Championship race at Kingston Downs in Rome this past Sunday.

The East and West Conferences both sent their top 50 riders from each category to compete for the state title. Jeff DeFoor, Head Coach White County High School Mountain Bike Team, said “the course proved to be a fast one with some good successes.”

Racing for Yonah Composite was Shannon Himstedt who finished 4th in Varsity Boys, Avery Himstedt in JV2 boys, Levi Hogan in the Freshman Boys, Brianna LaRue and Caitlin LaRue who finished 3rd in JV1 Girls and Elizabeth Himstedt who finished 5th in Freshman girls.

Yonah also took first place for the Division II team in the state. Racing for White County was Caeden Allen in the JV1 boy’s category, Nathan Witcher, Colt Miller, and Alex Wall in the JV2 Boys category, and Anna Kate DeFoor in the Freshman girls category.