Pioneer Invite @ Boonville, 8/22/15: The MV Girls Cross Country team was in action again today. This was the second race for the girls this week. The Lady Wildcats competed against 14 other teams from southern Indiana, which included a total of nearly 100 individual racers. Overall, MV finished 3 individual runners in the top 50. Almost every member of the team ran a faster time than that of Tuesday’s race at Princeton.
Mount Vernon’s Savannah Roy had another strong finish and placed 4th overall with a time of 20:44. Senior Becca Oakman also had another outstanding performance for MV. Oakman crossed the finish line with a time of 24:10, which was was 40th overall and 2nd place for the team. This is the second race in a row that Roy and Oakman have finished as the top two runners on the team. Finishing close behind Oakman was sophomore Sarah Kelley with a time of 24:53, junior Makala Selke at 25:17, and senior Kelley McCloud at 25:40. Also finishing strong for the ladies was senior Madi Simpson with a time of 27:11, freshman Nina Bippus at 31:06, and junior Rachel Evans at 35:51. Team scores and places have yet to be published.
The MV girls will be competing in the Harrison Invite at Angel Mounds on Saturday, August 29.