Athlete of the Week

Joe Randleman Staff Writer
Shewaye Johnson

Ballard freshman Shewaye Johnson is the Tri-County Times Athlete of the Week. Johnson won the first varsity cross country meet of her career Aug. 29 at the Gilbert Invitational. Johnson ran a 5-kilometer time of 20 minutes, 11 seconds to easily take the Class A girls’ individual title. Johnson’s effort helped Ballard, ranked third in Class 3A, defeat No. 2 Dallas Center-Grimes for the team championship. The Bombers scored 29 points to 37 for DCG.