Lady Pirates Win the Annual Hokum Karem Race
Charlestown High School Cross Country made the short trip to Sellersburg to participate in the long time annual Hokum Karem Invitational. The Charlestown Lady Pirate squad win the girls competition; placing three duo teams in top ten. Lady Pirates Katie Rhodes/Carley Conway ran second (40:28), Alexis Gurr/Skylar Cochran ran 6th (42:02), Claire Mitchell/Kelsey Lakes ran 10th (44:14), and Sam Matthews/Erin Kimbrell ran 24th (49:56). The entire Charlestown girls squad finished in the top twenty-five, earning medals. The Lady Pirates as a team finished ahead of Madison (2nd), Jeffersonville (3rd), and Salem (4th).
“So extremely proud of our girls for winning the Hokum Karem!!!! They all ran great!!!”, commented a proud Head Coach Jerry Doyle.
The Pirate boys squad finished eighth out of eleven schools. Pirates Josh McCoy/Drashaun Morrow finished 14th (35:03), Harrison Adams/Camden Latham finished 22nd (37:52), and Alex Settles/Ty Crace finished 34th (40:16). Josh McCoy/Drashaun Morrow and Harrison Adams placed in top 25 earning them medals! Team Results: 1st Jeff, 2nd Eastern, 3rd Corydon, 4th Providence, 5th Borden, 6th Silver Creek, 7th Homeschool, 8th Charlestown, 9th Madison, 10th Henryville, and 11th Salem.