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Old Dutch Quality Athlete of the Week

Emily Covert
Sport – Cross-Country
School – Minneapolis Washburn
Class – Senior

Emily confirmed her standing as one of the top athletes in Minnesota by finishing first in a field of 455 runners in the girls Gold race at Saturday’s Roy Griak Invitational. Emily is the Class 2A defending state champion, with a chance for a repeat title later in this season.   Her time Saturday over the 5,000-meter course was 22 seconds better than the rest of the field.  Covert’s victory made her a two-time champion in the Griak Gold race.

 Congratulations to Emily Covert for being this week’s Old Dutch Quality Athlete of the Week.