If it's the cross-country postseason, it must be Caterina Karas time.
Karas, Collins’ senior runner, captured the Class 2A, Region 3 meet Saturday at Shelby County. The defending state champ, she covered the 5,000-meter course in 19 minutes, 7.92 seconds – almost 8 full seconds faster than her younger sister. Seventh-grader Gabby Karas, who was rated No. 1 (one spot ahead of her older sister) in the most recent state coaches rankings, was second in 19:15.65.
The result was a surprise to one sister, but not the other.