Christian Balcer at MHSAA Class 5A State Meet
Christian Balcer, East Central had a terrific day as he set the Mississippi boys' cross country 5K best time with his 14:38.83 at the Gold Division of the RunneingLane National Championships. He beat his old personal record by over 36 seconds.
Taylor Brown, Tupelo High ran 16:38.63 for 233rd place and was the top 8th grader in the Gold Division.
Grayson Childress, Brookhaven High had a great day as he led his Southern Distance Project (Brookhaven High) team to a first-place finish in the Silver Division. Grayson ran 16:14.98 for 5th place. He was joined by teammates Sam Arnold (12th), Trey Knott (62nd), Jake Thompson (68th), and Collin Kellum (85th).
Jaheim Bridges, Tupelo ran 17:36.34 for 103rd place.
Charlee Brees Franks, Columbia Academy ran a personal best of 20:24.50 for 150th place.
If I missed anyone let me know and I will go back and add you to the article.