Luzerne County-Some local athletes received a special welcome home from a statewide competition. Dallas High School Girls' Cross Country Team took first place at today's state championships in Hershey. The team got a highway escort courtesy of Back Mountain Fire and Rescue. The fire trucks paraded the girls back to the high school where supporters were on hand to greet them. In boy's competition, Dallas' Dominic DeLuca took top honors. The athletes say they're thrilled to be recognized. Besides Dallas' big day, Holy Cross Girls Cross Country captured the class a title, Abington Heights' Tessa Barrett won girls class triple "A", while Tunkhannock Area won boys' double a.
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