Welch wins TN High School State Championship in triathlon
By Andy Southard | August 2, 2018 8:59 am
Evan Welch, a member of the White County High School cross country, swimming, and tennis teams recently competed in the Eddie Ferrell Music City Sprint Triathlon. The triathlon was also the Tennessee High School State Championships. Welch would finish the race as the top overall High School Female in the State Championship. Competitors in the race had to swim 300m, bike for 22.5 kilometers, and run a 5k. Welch’s best time came during the swim. She would finish the swim in 4:43, which put her in fourth place overall. She would then finish the biking part of the competition in 39:52, and she would run the 5k in 21:03. She would complete the whole race in a time of one hour and seven minutes. Welch will now set her sights on the Cross Country season where she made it all the way to the State Championship last season.