White comes up with BIG race in Reebok BIG mile

Despite being snubbed for the second year in a row in having an invitation extended to her for the Millrose Games high school mile, Northside senior Catherine White took advantage of the opportunity to race against some of the Millrose invitees this past Saturday at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games at the Reggie Lewis Center. White beat two of the Millrose invitees (Brittany Sheffey NY and Colleen Weatherbee MA) to finish fifth in an elite field of 14 athletes with an indoor personal best time of 4:55.38. Her US #5 performance in Boston was only two seconds off of her outdoor mile best of 4:53 in an All-American showing at Nike Outdoor Nationals. She still will be heading up to New York City this weekend to compete, but at a different meet and venue with the Collegiates Games being hosted at the New York Armory. White will be one of three Virginians competing at the Armory this weekend as she will be competing in an invitational 1000. Axel Mostrag of Fork Union will be in an invite boys\' 1000 meter field, while Seaon Holston will be featured in an elite 300 meter dash race.