Kell High School track and field star Kendell Williams has won her third consecutive Georgia Gatorade award for being the best athlete in her sport.
Williams, who won eight state individual championships, helped the Longhorns finish fifth in the Class AAAA girls meet this spring.
The Marietta Daily Journal reported Friday that she is a finalist for the national girls high school track award that will be announced later this month.
As a junior, Williams won three state titles, in the 100-meter hurdles, the high jump and the long jump.
She currently has the best time of any high school girl in the nation in the 110-meter hurdles and is second in the high jump.
Williams recently finished second in the heptathlon in the USA Junior Championships in Bloomington, Ind.,