I'm getting ready to head out the door and go to the Cadiz Rotary Club/Fenton Dawson Memorial Cross Country Invitational at the Lake Barkley Airport course.
I came across these numbers on Fenton while researching some other things.
Fenton finished sixth in the region meet as a sophomore. He finished second in the region as a junior (two spots ahead of teammate and current TCHS cross country coach Mike Wright), and was ninth at the state meet.
In his senior season of 1977, he finished third in the region meet and was seventh at the state meet, which was the highest-ever finish for a Trigg County runner at that time. He was also a captain of the 1978 track team that won the state title.
Mike Wright forwarded me some pictures of Fenton. The top picture is him running in the state meet. The second is a team picture that includes Fenton, Wright, and coach Jim Wallace among others. The bottom picture is a family photo taken just months before his death in the ComAir plane crash in Lexington.