St. John's Senior Parker Gates has been named the NCKSSports.com/Cunningham Telephone and Cable Athlete of the Week.
Gates had has a great season on the track for the St. John's Blujays this spring. That continued last Thursday at the NPL Meet at Lincoln, as Gates won three gold medals and one silver. He took the league championship in two individual events, winning the 200m Dash in 23.56 and the 300m Hurdles in 42.01. He was also part of the 4x400m Relay team that took the league championship with a time of 3:44.80, and was a member of the 4x800m Relay team that took 2nd place. Earlier this season, Gates also broke two St. John's High School records. The first was in the 100m Dash with a time of 11.08 at the Kaser Relays in Osborne and the second was the 300m Hurdles in 40.89 at the Rock Hills Invitational in Mankato.
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