Boys Varsity Cross Country, Girls Varsity Cross Country · Kelsi Harris and Andrew Johnson Named Putters Athletes of the Week


Kelsi is a sophomore on the Lakota East Girls Cross Country Team

Kelsi stepped up to take over the #1 spot on the Lakota East women’s cross country team at the prestigious Midwest Meet of Champions, held at Hilliard Bradley High School, on September 29th.  She placed 13th overall in the 256-woman field with an impressive time of 18:59 for the 5k (3.1-mile) course.  That time places her #10 all-time at Lakota East High School.  That performance also led the way to a remarkable 81-point team victory over a high quality 37-team field.


Andrew is a senior on the Lakota East Boys Cross Country Team

Andrew has overcome adversity and injuries in his cross country career to earn himself a spot on the varsity men’s cross country team at Lakota East.  He has been among the most consistent athletes on the men’s team this year in workouts and in races.  At the Harrison Invitational he cut almost an entire minute off of his 2017 personal record (18:42) when he ran an impressive 17:46 for the 5k (3.1-mile) course.  His work ethic and persistence is what cross country and leadership is all about.