Nothing came easy for Cathedral High School girls cross country in 2018.
But while that was true, Irish girls cross country coach Mark Doctor also said what at times was a tough season produced remarkable results.
“The end result was good, but it was a weird road getting there,” Doctor said. “There was a lot of bizarre stuff that went on. In the end, it kind of sorted itself out.”
The underclass-dominated Irish not only had two meets canceled due to weather in ’18, they also competed in a slew of meets defined by un...
They peaked at the right time, and their performances proved it.
That’s a successful season by any measure – and Cathedral High School girls cross-country coach Mark Doctor said that was the case for a young, ascending Irish team in 2017.
“I couldn’t ask for any more from this crew,” Doctor said.
Irish ’17 girls cross country featured five underclassmen – including standout sophomore Gillian Cridge – among the top seven runners, and had a strong postseason that nearly featured a team semistate ap...