STC girls win title

St. Cecilia's Mary O'Keeffe runs in the Adams Central cross
country invite Tuesday at Elks Golf Course in Hastings.
The Tribland girls cross country teams competing at the Adams Central invite Tuesday at Elks Country Club thought they'd only have one major obstacle to overcome: Holdrege senior Gabrielle Gracia, the 2012 state champion and arguably one of the best runners in the state.

"She's amazing," said St. Cecilia freshman Mary O'Keeffe of Gracia, who ended up defeating the rest of the field by nearly two minutes.

But just before the starting gun, the sunny, warm skies quickly turned to dark storm clouds. Rain and lightning delayed the start of the girls race nearly an hour.

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