Cross country: Lady Rockets’ 15th at Valkyrie Invitational

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By Todd Martin

The SCHS girls’ cross-country team placed 15th out of 28 teams at the Valkyrie Invitational at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Park on Saturday.

The Lady Rockets were racing against teams from all over the region, including Tennessee, Indiana and Mississippi.

Caterina Karas led the Lady Rockets with a seventh-place finish in a time of 18 minutes, 49 seconds for the 5 kilometers.

Sacred Heart’s Emma Brink was the meet with the only sub 18-minute time, 17:57.

Carmel (Ind.) High School took the team title, topping Assumption by 49 points.

Rounding out the Lady Rockets’ top five were Taylor Webb in 58th place with a time of 20:33, Lindsey Miller 128th place in 22:14, Alexandra Schank 141st in 22:38 and Katie Melanson 157th in 23:08.

The Lady Rockets will travel to the Franklin County Invitational this Saturday.