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Indians of the Week named for week ending October 17


The Indians of the Week are chosen by coaches, and recognize student-athletes that play sports that are currently in season. This week's Indians of the Week (for the week of October 5-10) include Katy Corbett and Austin Ball for high school, and Allison Bailey and Clay Kafsky for middle school. PAST INDIANS OF THE WEEK

Katy Corbett - Volleyball

High School Girl

Katy Corbett led her team this week in the Region Tournament with effort, energy, and determination. Katy showed her teammates and all spectators that she wanted to win more than anyone out there and showed it with her effort and sacrifice. She led both matches with the most kills and digs and took her team to the Region Championship for the third year in a row.
-coach Matt Heyl

Austin Ball - Cross Country

High School Boy

Freshman Austin Ball had an exceptional week in cross country, running a course best 21:28.86 at the TFS Harrier Harvest XC Festival, then following that up with a personal record 19:11.43 at Athens Academy to place 12th of 45.  At AA, Austin moved up to #5 on the team with an intelligent race, 1:38 faster than he's ever run before for a 5k. The race demonstrated his competitive spirit and willingness to push through discomfort to help his team succeed.
-coach Scott Neal

Allison Bailey - Cross Country

Middle School Girl

Allison Bailey finished 26th of 162 small school division runners at the GA State MS XC Championships in 14:38.52 for the two-mile race. Her time placed her 103rd of 729 middle school girl harriers from multiple races throughout the day. Allison approaches every cross country practice and competition with gumption, with an earnest desire to see how good she can be, and with a fresh perspective. She is unconcerned with failure, which helps her to run with less stress. She sets goals then pursues them relentlessly while being a GREAT teammate.
-coach Scott Neal

Clay Kafsky - Cross Country

Middle School Boy

Clay Kafsky finished 35th of 178 small school division runners at the GA State MS XC Championships in 13:12.97 for the two mile race. Overall, Clay's time placed him 150th of 795 middle school harriers throughout the day. Clay is a multi-sport athlete whose competitive spunk, tenacious training, and mental fortitude set him apart as a young athlete who simply wants to do his best and be a light in the mountains.
-coach Scott Neal

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