Colville’s Alaina Stone named WIAA Athlete of the Week

(STAFF REPORTS/Chewelah Independent)

Alaina Stone (Colville Athletics photo)

Colville’s Alaina Stone was named the WIAA’s Athlete of the Week after winning three 5K cross country events she ran in in the past couple of weeks. Stone finished second in last year’s 1A Cross Country Championships and has come into this year heavily focused on doing well.

Recently, she has won the CAN-AM Invite (18:11), the NEA League meet at Lakeside (18:43) and the Connell Invite (18:47.7). Not mentioned in the WIAA article was her win yesterday at the Colville home cross country meet with a time of 18:13.

Stone, a senior, will run again on Oct. 15 at Colville High School in a home meet against Freeman.