Athlete of the Week

CODY ELKINS

A student at Paul Revere Middle School, Cody won the two-month schoolwide ping pong championship, winning five matches on his way to the finals, including one over a nationally-ranked player, before defeating a teacher for the title. There were over 100 players in the tournament. Cody is also a rising racquetball star, having won four world outdoor championships and winning the national indoor 10-and-under racquetball title. His older brother Dane won the Post Cup Award as Palisades High’s outstanding senior athlete last spring. To nominate your favorite Palisadian for Athlete of the Week, email sports@palipost.com.