Got Game: Kyle Ames

Name: Kyle Ames

School: Smoky Hill

Sport: Cross Country

Got Game: October is when the cross country season really starts to get interesting, and Ames kicked off the festivities by winning a big meet. The senior took top honors at the Dave Sanders Cross Country Invitational in a time of 15:44. Of the 52 schools in attendance, nobody came within 21 seconds of Ames' impressive result. The meet drew 2,700 runners and is named for the heroic teacher from Columbine who saved several students during the horrific events on April 20, 1999. Ames posted his best time of the season; his previous best was a 16:00 at the prestigious Liberty Bell Invitational, where he finished eighth.