Mount Carmel Academy cross country team finishes strong despite injuries _lowres

Photo provided by Mount Carmel Academy—From left are Sam Comberrel, Katy Nunez, Isabella Hemb, Claudia Hemb, Lizzie Huval, Kelsey Mayer, assistant coach Mary Erin Allerton, head coach Peter Flores and assistant coach Marcus Lopez.

The Mount Carmel Academy cross country team finished second in the Metro New Orleans Championships on Nov. 7. Despite injuries to key runners, the Cubs were just two points short of first place. Isabella Hemb, of New Orleans, defended her 2014 Metro Champion title. The Cubs also had two runners place in the top 20: Kelsey Mayer, ninth, and Katy Nunez, 20th.