North Polk senior Amelia Lesher is the Tri-County Times Athlete of the Week. Lesher just missed out on reaching the medal stand at the state cross country meet Saturday in Fort Dodge. She placed 16th in the Class 3A girls’ race for North Polk with a personal-best 5-kilometer time of 19 minutes, 27.2 seconds. Lesher’s effort helped North Polk finish eighth as a team for the second year in a row.