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Athlete of the Week

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By The Staff

Cross Country: Erin Wilson

Name: Erin Wilson.

School: South Oldham Middle School.

Sport: Cross country.

Age: 12.

Hometown: Crestwood.

Accomplishments: Wilson has emerged as a team leader on the Lady Dragons’ cross country team that is making a big splash on the middle school circuit and could challenge for a state title this season. She led SOMS to the team title at the North Oldham Rumble in the Jungle meet Saturday and finished second as an individual. Wilson was third in the St. X Tiger run helping the Lady Dragons to the team title in the first meet of the season. She was also third at the Shelby County meet as SOMS won the title there as well. School: An A’s and B’s student, Wilson said her favorite subject is science. Other sports: In addition to running track in the spring, Wilson is also an accomplished multi-sport athlete. In the summer she plays softball where she is an all-star shortstop in the North Oldham Little League. She is also a member of the SOMS basketball team as a guard. Wilson said cross country is her favorite sport. “I like running in the big meets because when you are coming down to the line everyone is cheering for you no matter what school you are from,” Wilson said.

Other activities: Wilson is a member of the Beta Club at SOMS. She also plays the flute in the school band.