Multiple Teams · Jr. High Knights Compete at the 36th Annual Culver XC Invitational


The Central Catholic Jr. High cross country team competed at the 36th Annual Culver Academies Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, September 23.

In the girls race Emily Milks paced the Lady Knights with a time of 14:47. Shannon Dineen was next at 15:37, then Phil Gillen and Claire Potter finished together at 18:20.

The boys team finished in 23rd place out of 35 teams.  Calvin and Kipp Pickerill were the first Knights to cross the finish line; both runners finished in 11:56. Rob Burton was third to finish for the Knights in 12:18 then John Rafacz in12:28. Then Nathan Bapst and Max Siemers finished together in 13:36. AJ Elsner (13:54) rounded out the top seven.  Other Knights in the race were Billy Owens (13:59) Logan DePew (14:26) and Ryan Elsner (15:18).  Congratulations to Josh Rogers who ran in an earlier race and posted a 14:06 for the 3K course.