FREEPORT — The Rochelle varsity boys and girls cross country teams traveled to Highland Community College on Saturday to compete in the Freeport Invitational. The Lady Hubs placed eighth out of 15 total schools while the Hubs finished ninth out of 17 schools.
Senior Katherine Bakken led the Lady Hubs on Saturday, placing ninth individually with a time of 19:24.6. Junior Britney Baez finished 47th with a time of 21:08.7 while senior Anne Hickey was 91st in 21:37.1. Sophomore Heidi Cruz placed 148th in 22:58.5 to round out the top four Rochelle girls.
Junior Tucker Louis led the Hubs on Saturday, finishing 39th with a time of 17:51.9 while junior Santi Cordoba placed 87th in 18:14.6. Sophomore Aiden Seldal took 148th with a time of 19:13.7 and freshman Max Orlikowski rounded out the top four Rochelle boys, finishing 212th with a time of 19:38.8.
Both Rochelle teams will battle in the Sterling Invitational at Hoover Park this coming Saturday, Oct. 6.