Girls Cross Country Places in Top Five at Our Lady of Mercy

The First Presbyterian Day School girls cross country team placed in the top five overall at the Our Lady of Mercy Invitational on Saturday, August 25, 2012, finishing fifth out of 19 total teams.

FPD was led by junior Danielle Ferro, who finished with a time of 21:01 in the 5K event. Juniors Katie O’Quinn and Jessica Smith finished well for the Vikings, passing the finish line at 21:47 and 22:04 respectively.

Savannah Phillips, McKenzie Peterson and Caroline Stroud also rounded out the Viking push.

The Vikings finished fifth behind Marist, who took first at the race, and Blessed Trinity, St. Pius X, and Whitewater High School.

FPD hits the course again on Labor Day at the annual Labor Day Road Race in Macon, Ga on September 3 beginning at 8:00 a.m.