Cross country: Eden 2nd, Rockets 11th at LexCath Invitational

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By The Staff

Senior standout Stacey Eden led Shelby County with a second-place finish at the Lexington Catholic Invitational large school 5K race at the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday.

Eden’s time of 16 minutes, 21 seconds was just 15 seconds behind winner Ryan Eaton of Greenwood.

The Rockets placed 11th overall out of 25 teams. St. Xavier took the team title, with all five runners finishing between 13th and 21st place.

William Thompson was next for the Rockets, finishing in a time of 18:12, good for 66th. Rounding out the Rockets’ top five were Travis Adams (18:26) in 79th, Thomas Smith (18:47) in 99th and Justin Downs (19:26) in 127th.

The Rockets will head to the Woodford County Invitational this weekend.