Cross country: Rockets middle of pack at Trinity Invitational

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By Todd Martin

The SCHS boys’ cross-country team placed 15th out of 30 teams at the Trinity Invitational at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer Park this past the weekend.

The huge meet on Saturday featured schools from Ohio, Tennessee, Indiana and Mississippi along with more than a dozen from Kentucky.

Stacey Eden paced the Rockets with a 12th place finish in a time of 15:46 for 5 kilometers, about 43 seconds off Tyler Byrne of North Harrison (Ind.) High School.

Another Indiana school, Carmel High School, took the team title. Trinity was the top Kentucky school, finishing second, 76 points behind Carmel.

Rounding out the Rockets’ top five were William Thompson in 67th place with a time of 16:50, Travis Adams 94th in 17:13, Thomas Smith 115th in 17:26 and Justin Downs 199th in 18:36.

This Saturday the Rockets will travel to the Franklin County Invitational.