The girls of Assumption of qualified for Nike Cross Nationals next week in Portland, Oregon. They finished second at Nike Cross Nationals Southeast today with 86 points just three points ahead of third place team Midlothian (VA.)
Katherine Receveur led the girls with a 6th place finish while Bailey Davis was right behind her in 7th. They each ran new best times of 18:11 and 18:13. Emily Bean was 17th with Kenzley Defler stepping up big time in the fourth spot for 37th running a new best time of 19:02. Caroline McCaslin finished out the five in 38th overall. Great job ladies!
St. Xavier finished 5th with 271 points led by AAA State Champion Connor Sheryak’s 17th place finish with a time of 15:42. Nick Reader was their second man in 52nd place with a 16:06 while Sam Lewis was 57th with a 16:12. This team only loses today 5th man Zach Beavin from its top five, so this team should be in a great shape to qualify next year.