Congratulations to this week’s KAUS Overby Orthodontics Prep Athletes of the Week, Thomas Herrick and Marissa Shute of the Austin Packers boys and girls cross-country teams!
Herrick, a senior and Shute, a sophomore, have helped to lead the way this season for their respective teams as at the 8-team Mankato West Invitational, Herrick ran the best time for the Packers of 17:28.43, putting him in 9th place overall, and Shute’s time of 19:58.25 was good for 2nd overall. In the recent Steve Johnson/Dan Houston Invitational hosted by Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, Herrick’s time of 17:15.54 was tops for Austin and put him in 14th place overall, and Shute’s time of 19:15.66 was the best for the Packers and good for 4th place overall. At the Ev Berg Invitational in Owatonna last Thursday, Herrick’s time of 16:53.68 was the best time for the boys’ squad and put him in 21st place overall, while Shute’s time of 19:09.34 gave her yet another top 10 finish as she placed 10th overall. And, at the Packer Invitational on Tuesday at Meadow Greens Golf Course, Shute was one of two Packers in the top five as her time of 20:39.82 gave her 3rd place overall, while Herrick’s team-best time of 17:36.54 put him in 5th place overall.
Congratulations again to this week’s Overby Orthodontics Prep Athletes of the Week, Thomas Herrick and Marissa Shute of the Austin Packers boys and girls cross-country teams. Dr. Eric Overby and his staff at Overby Orthodontics, with offices in Austin, Stewartville and Rochester, smile with us! Check out all of the services they have to offer by logging on to their webpage at overbyorthodontics.com.