Sisters Tanna Cunningham and Bailee Cunningham of Lakeside Junior High have been named the NCKSSports.com/Cunningham Telephone and Cable Athletes of the Week.
The two sisters combined to score 80 points and won eight gold medals while setting three meet records and two school records at the PTL Junior High track meet in Mankato on Tuesday. Tanna Cunningham won four gold medals in the 8th grade division. She won the 100m Hurdles in a new meet record time of 16.05 and set a new meet record in the 200m Dash with a time of 28.02. She also finished 1st in the 400m Dash at 1:05.55 and in the Long Jump at 15'10". She also helped the Lakeside girls to the team championship in the 8th Grade division. Tanna also currently sits in 1st place in the state with the best time in the 100m Hurdles at 16.05. Bailee Cunningham also won four golds and helped the 7th Grade to the team title. Bailee took 1st in the Pole Vault with a new school record of 7'0". She also set a new school record in the Triple Jump at 31'10". Other gold medals for Cunningham came in the 100m Dash at 13.84 and in the 200m Dash at 29.34.
We will announce the winners each week. Remember, you can nominate an athlete from any school sport.