Ballard senior Ellie Twedt is the Tri-County Times Athlete of the Week. Twedt placed 16th individually for the Ballard girls’ cross country team at the prestigious Heartland Classic meet Saturday on the Central College course in Pella. In a meet that featured 25 of the best teams from the midwest, Twedt ran a 5-kilometer time of 19 minutes, 48.1 seconds to help the Bombers turn in an impressive sixth-place team finish.