Rocky Mount Rockets

The five Rocky Mount Rockets All-Americans pose with coach Mark Davis.

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.