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Girls Compete At St. Mary’s Classic

By Staff | Aug 23, 2017

Emma Paden was the top runner for the Silver Knights on Saturday as she covered the 5K course in 25:30.9 for 40th place. Nineteen schools with team from all Class A to Class AAA competed in the event with Bridgeport High School leading the way.

The Silver Knights also got good performances from Jahnvi Duncan, 27:41.3 for 60th place. Taylor Ebert, 34:34.1 and freshman Sydney Smith, 36:45.0 grabbed the 91st and 96th spots.

Coach Haggerty said seniors Paden and Duncan will continue to lead the Knights girls with Ebert returning for her second season. New to the team is freshman Smith, who has experience from last year running in the middle school program.

“We look forward to this season and look for the girls to improve as the season progresses,” said Haggerty.