Lady rams cross country: new personal records lead to third place finish

Senior Colleen Conroy

Every weekend has led to new Personal Records for the Lady Rams cross country team this season and this past weekend was no different at the Coaching Legends Invitational. “Each girl in our top seven not only posted their season best but each one ran their lifetime personal best,” stated Coach Watson. “When the girls are running their best ever we are all pretty happy.” The new best times led the Rams to a third place finish losing to #2 ranked Saline and #3 Birmingham Seaholm while defeating #5 ranked Brighton. The Lady Rams were ranked #7 heading into the Coaching Legends Invitational.

Juniors Morgan Harney and Lauren Brasure led the way for the Lady Rams with times of 18:41 and 18:44 respectively. Coming into this season these two girls had best times of

Junior Lauren Brasure

19:29 and 19:39. “They have really put in a lot of miles between last year and this year and this is the proof that hard work pays off,” stated Coach Watson.

Freshman Morgan Benoit crossed the line next in 19:09 followed by sophomores Natalie Napolillo, Kerianne Schoff, Maegan Roach and Paige Parker. Their times were 19:24, 19:27, 19:42 and 20:02 respectively. “These sophomores are all a minimal of 10 seconds faster than last year at the end of the season. It will be fun to see how much faster we can get from now until early November,” said Coach Watson.

Senior Colleen Conroy, sophomore Maja Hill and Senior Jordan Vickery also posted seasonal best times on the day with performances of 20:14, 20:20 and 20:54.

About Squire News
The Squire has been Rockford’s free weekly newspaper since 1871. Our loyal readership includes over fifteen thousand homes in the Rockford area, including the affluent Lakes area of Lake Bella Vista, Bostwick Lake and Silver Lake; Belmont, Blythefield, as well as Algoma, Courtland, Cannon and Plainfield Townships. The Squire is distributed through the U.S. Post Office every Thursday. We also deliver to in-town businesses and homes with paper carriers and news stands in our grocery stores and over thirty local shops.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.