IL Athletes of the Week (Week of October 28, 2019)

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Kevin Huang & Estrella Hernandez, Lincoln Blue Tigers

Congratulations to Lincoln Blue Tigers sophomores Kevin Huang and Estrella Hernandez, our Inter­scholastic League Athletes of the Week, for their performance at the IL Cross Country Champion­ship Thursday, October 24. Huang is the boys IL Champion, clocking in with a personal best 20:29. Hernandez became the Girls IL Champion with a time of 22:23. Huang became the first Asian male, and Hernandez became the first Hispanic female to win the meet.

Both runners helped the Blue Tigers win both the Boys & Girls Interscholastic League Champion­ships. Led by head coach Marina Lopez, the Blue Tigers will travel to Platte Ridge Park Sat­urday, November 2 to attempt to qualify both teams to state and improve upon last year’s success when three runners qualified individually the for state: current Junior Story Downing, and current sophomores Estrella Hernandez and Elliot Abnos. (Photos by Marina Lopez)

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