The Rocky Mount Rockets Park and Rec cross country team went to the AAU national championships held Dec. 7 in Knoxville, Tenn.
The Rockets competed alongside more than 3,000 runners.
Five Rocky Mount athletes were named All-Americans following the event. In the 8-and-under group Nakiyah Wilson and Mason Jones were honored. Other honorees include Candrice Davis (9/10 age group) and Keysha Mizzell (11/12) and Kennedy Turrentine (11/12).
The team is coached by Mark Davis.