Liberal High School junior long distance runner Destyni Lucero is the Mead Lumber Athlete of the Week. Lucero won a pair of gold medals at Haysville Friday in the mile and the two mile. She ran the mile in 5:30 at Great Bend and the two mile in 12:03 at Great Bend. Lucero will run the wheel at Friday's meet in Hutchinson. She will compete in agruably the toughest four events in the 800, 1600, 3200, and the 4x800 relay.
Lucero finished 22nd at the state cross country meet in November.