Going up against nearly 450 runners from across the state, Commerce’s Brandon Martin placed second at the Wingfoot Cross Country Classic Saturday in Cartersville.
Martin, a senior, ran a time of 16:50.50, finishing just over four seconds behind meet winner Eoin McNally from Decatur High School.
Martin, the top-ranked runner in Class A-Public, was one of just three runners to break 17 minutes on the course.
He has run a sub 17-minute time in each race this season.
Teammate J.J. Morris also ran in the meet, placing 40th with a time of 18:31.50