George Kersh 800 Meter Invitational

One of the best all time track runners in the state of Mississippi has to be George Kersh of Pearl. He ran 1:46 for the 800 meters in high school setting a national record foe this distance. George went to greater races at higher levels but returned to Coach at his alma mater Pearl High School. The third running of the George Kersh 800 meter invitational lined up 7 or the 8 top 800 meter runners in the state.

George Kersh, Pearl (cinder track)