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Dean among spotlight performers

Staff Report

Tallassee senior Woodrow Dean has been recongized with one of the top performances of the week in the Alabama High School Athletic Association's Cross Country Spotlight.

Dean had a first-place finish at the Sept. 25 Trinity Trailblazer 5K in Montgomery. Dean's time was 15:30.30, over 90 seconds faster than his closest competition.

Dean was the 2020 Class 5A state champion. His time on Saturday was almost three seconds faster than his state championship time.

As a team, Tallassee finished third at the Trinity event.