Nex-Tech Wireless AOM: Lexi Kats

Lexi Kats won the 3A state XC title in 2018. (Photo: Fidelis Millan)
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Nov 12, 2018

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This months Nex-Tech Wireless Western Kansas Athlete of the Month is Norton Community High School junior cross country runner Lexi Kats.

Kats made headlines last month on Saturday October 27th as she captured the 3A individual state cross country title for the Blujeays. She won the event at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence with a time of 19:26.6. The second place finisher came in at 19:30.3 (Lara Murdock - Colby). Kats took fourth as a sophomore last fall in 3A.

Nex-Tech Wireless would like to congratulate Lexi on an oustanding junior cross country season by winning the 2018 3A State Cross Country title. 


Sports in Kansas and Nex-Tech Wireless are in partnership over the 2018-2019 school year to release a Central Kansas and Western Kansas Athlete(s) of the Month, two separate monthly honors. Schools west of Russell, Kansas (including Russell) in the Nex-Tech Wireless footprint (click to see) qualify to be nominated for the Western Kansas Athlete of the Month and schools East of Great Bend (including Great Bend) qualify to be the Central Kansas Athlete of the Month (click to see). You can nominate an athlete over the last seven days of the month by emailing Chet Kuplen at, please provide stats.

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