Mason High School’s athletic office announced its athletes of the week. This week’s honorees are cross country standouts Emily Schlimm and Dylan McElhenny.
Schlimm, a senior on the Mason girls cross country team, is in her first year an XC athlete and races in Mason’s No. 2 spot. Coaches say she is dedicated, demonstrates a good attitude and has shown an “extreme commitment” to training and competing. “Emily has really changed our team for the better, and has made us much better than we anticipated,” saidMason Coach Chip Dobson. ”We could not be more pleased with her contributions and have great hopes for her efforts in the post season.”
McElhenny, a junior on the Mason boys’ cross country team, ran as the fifth man at Mason’s CC Invitational Saturday. “When several runners faltered, Dylan stepped up big for the Comets running one of his best races ever to nail down the victory at the Mason Invitational,” according to a release by mason’s athletic department.