Cross Country | Kori Nesbit
Nesbit won another championship at the Patriots In the Park 5K Run this year.
The 2016 Granite City graduate won the 3.1-mile race for the second consecutive year after placing first in the women’s division with a time of 21 minutes, 44 seconds at Wilson Park. Last year, Nesbit won with a 21:13.
The effort earned Nesbit this week’s Granite City AdVantage News Athlete of the Week award.
Nesbit was one of 22 females who competed in the Patriots In The Park race. She won the race by
Nesbit graduated from GCHS in May. She competed with the school’s cross country team for four years and with the track team for three.
During her high school cross country career, Nesbit competed in 45 races and participated in sectionals four times. This spring, she competed in the 1,600 and 3,200-meter runs for the Warriors’ girls’ track team.
Nesbit plans to compete in cross country and track at Greenville College next year.