Chelsea’s Connell Alford is running away with Autumn Sportsman of the Week in the Ann Arbor area

Runners leave the track after the Division 2 Boys race at the MHSAA Cross Country Championships at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn on Saturday, November 5, 2021.Alyte Katilius |

Connell Alford had a memorable season for Chelsea’s youth cross country team and readers continued to recognize his efforts this week.

The outstanding runner helped lead the Bulldogs to the Division 2 regional championship last week when he finished second overall with a time of 4:56 p.m. and then finished fourth in the D2 state finals in the All -State Award Received.

Thanks to his performance, Alford was named the Ann Arbor Fall Athlete of the Week and received more than 80 percent of the total vote.

Check out the results below and return to MLive on Wednesday to vote in the final Fall Athlete of the Week poll for the 2021 season.

If you cannot see the survey, please click HERE to view the results.

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