Prep Cross Country: Lady Comets earn team bid

MOKANE — The Fatima Lady Comets scored 136 points to take fourth in the Class 3 District 3 meet, earning a team spot in the state tournament along with St. Charles West, which placed first with 66 points, Lutheran: St. Charles, second with 98, and Westminster Christian, third with 109.

Brie Massman led Fatima with a time of 20:28.70 for sixth, while Lauren Berhorst was close behind with a time of 20:30.33 for eighth.

Melissa Verslues took 30th in 21:48.01, Heidi Struemph finished 46th in 23:08.85 and Anna Rakestraw ran the Lady Comets’ final counting time of 24:39.68 for 73rd.

Lily Gregory took 79th in 25:03.63 and Skyla Schroeder placed 81st in 25:08.76.