Published : Wednesday, October 4, 2017 | 2:14 PM
Immaculate Heart High School’s Varsity Cross-Country team placed first at the Staub/Barnes Cross-Country Invitational on Saturday, September 30th at Crescenta Valley Park in La Crescenta.
Competing against a field of 48 runners, six IHHS athletes placed in the top fifteen spots to earn the team win: Senior Amber Creasey placed third with a time of 20:51; sophomore Daisy Salinas placed fourth with a time of 20:52; sophomore Madeline Creasey placed sixth with a time of 21:01; sophomore Emily Alonso placed eighth with a time of 21:09; sophomore Violet Marko placed ninth with a time of 21:13; and junior Orla Hladky placed 11th with a time of 21:31.
This is the third invitational where Immaculate Heart’s team has won first place, following victories at the recent Brentwood and Rosemead Invitationals. All six runners have consistently performed well, and they continue to impress with their latest outstanding effort at the Staub/Barnes Invitational.
About Immaculate Heart
Founded in 1906, Immaculate Heart High School & Middle School educates young women in grades sixth through 12th from its central location in the Los Feliz foothills near Griffith Park in Hollywood. The school has a long and distinguished history, with more than 10,000 graduates. Today’s student body of more than 700 young women is both geographically and ethnically diverse, drawing on students from throughout Los Angeles County. Last year, virtually 100 percent of Immaculate Heart graduates matriculated to colleges, including the most prestigious schools in the country.