|Josh Ratts wins MSC|
The Eastern High School boys cross country team finished in third-place at the Mid Southern Conference meet held on Saturday, October 3 at Salem High School.
The team tied for second place with Austin with 66 points each, but Austin’s sixth runner finished ahead of Eastern’s sixth.
The Musketeers’ Josh Ratts won the race with a time of 16:32.
Other top finishers for Eastern were Caleb Futter (3rd, 16:45), Connor Dawson (14th, 18:07), Matt Coats (22nd, 18:27), Quentin Purlee (26th, 18:33), Brandon Sill (30th, 18:46), and Leif Edlin (36th, 19:21). Silver Creek won the meet with a score of 52 points. The boys will travel to Bedford North Lawrence High School next Saturday for the IHSAA Sectional meet.
The Eastern girls Cross Country team ran in the Mid-Southern Conference Meet at Salem.
The girls team came in 5th place out of 10 schools represented.
Individually, Cathern Jackson-Finley came in 5th place earning All-Conference Honors. Getting a PR in the race was Claire Olesh who came in 18th place earning Honorable Mention. Also getting a new PR was Katelyn Schlesener who came in 35th place. Olivia Fleenor came in 39 and Courtney West came in 45th.