The Coloradoan has named its female Athlete of the Week for contests Oct. 19 through Oct. 25.
Sport: Cross country
School: Mountain View
The performance: On a rainy course Thursday at Lyons High School, Offerman ran a 19:10 to win the Class 4A Region 4 meet and qualify for the state meet, edging the second-place finisher by two seconds. It was Offerman’s second regional title in a row and helped the Mountain Lions win the regional title as a team.
Each week the Coloradoan will name one male and one female high school athlete of the week. Winners will be announced online Monday afternoon’s and in print on Tuesday.
Nominations can be submitted via coloradoan.com/athleteofweek and must be sent by noon Monday for the previous week’s action. The competition is open to all of Northern Colorado, including Fort Collins, Windsor, Loveland and Greeley.
The awards are part of the Coloradoan’s commitment to honor local high school athletes, culminating in the Northern Colorado Sports Award show in May with guest speaker Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos.