One of the best races last year was the Class 6A boys 3200 meter in which Chris Gates, Pearl and Clay Derrick, Oak Grove matched up. After exchanging leads Chris chased Clay down for a dramatic victory.
So lets compare them and see how they match up this year.
|CHRIS GATES||CLAY DERRICK|
|Pearl HS||School||Oak Grove High School|
|Pearl, MS||Hometown||Hattiesburg, MS|
|29th||XC Average Place||6th|
|15th||Track Average Place||3rd|
|2017 Outdoor Track & Field|
|2:10.92||800 Meter Run||--|
|4:36.35||1,600 Meter Run||4:58.30|
|10:03.34||3,200 Meter Run||10:01.30|
|9:52.94||Two Mile Run||--|
Chris Gates 2017
Clay Derrick 2017