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Prep Athlete of the Week: Sydney Morrell

Published: Oct. 19, 2020 at 9:28 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - Cheyenne Central sophomore cross country runner, Sydney Morrell, won the girls 5k in the 4A East Regional meet, helping the Indians to the regional title. She won the race by over 10 seconds, clocking in at 20:03.46. Central finished with a team total of 37 points, gaining momentum ahead of the state meet that will take place in Casper on Saturday, October 24.

“I really wanted to win it just because i didn’t know if I’d be able to win stater, so I wanted the conference title,” Morrell said.

“She [Sydney Morrell] just ran really tough," Central XC head coach Sean Wilde said. "She ran really smart, she waited, attacked when she needed to, attacked and made sure she put herself out there at the start.”

Congratulations Sydney, you are Wyoming News Now’s Prep Athlete of the Week!

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