PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Athletic Coaches Association has named 7th grade Cross Country Athlete Emily Mikkelson and freshman runner Porter Jones as it’s Riggs High School Athletes of the Week for the week ending October 12th. Mikkelson and Jones both ran for the Govs and Lady Govs last week at the ESD Conference meet. But at the Watertown Invitational meet on October 3rd, Mikkelson finished 7th out of 70 runners. Jones is the number 2 runner on the Governors boys cross country squad and brok 18 minutes over the 5,000 meter course for the first time in his career at Watertown. It is the first Athlete of the Week award for both athletes.
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