MileSplit MS The Week Ahead, Edition No. 4

PAGES: Calendar | Rankings | Results

As we gear up for another exciting week in Mississippi High School Track and Field, athletes from across the state will be competing for glory in various events.

Here's what to watch for in the week ahead:

MHS Big Blue Invitational - Meridian, MS

  • Jeffery Gathright, the Meridian sprinting sensation, is expected to dominate the 100m and 200m events on his home turf.
  • Daniel Hill, also from Meridian, will be vying for individual titles in the hurdle events.
  • Distance runners Giles Jones and Scott McDonnell from Starkville are looking to sweep the distance events.
  • Sterling Scott, a recent runner-up at Nike Indoor Nationals, is one to watch in the jumps.
  • Russell Brooks, ranked sixth in the state, will be making his mark in the shot put.
  • Middle-distance ace Brianna Brown is the top seed for the Varsity Girls 800m.
  • Luxury Wordlaw will be seeking to improve her lifetime best of 5-4 in the High School Girl's High Jump.

Braves Invitational - Iuka, MS

  • Reigning MHSAA 1A champions Malachi Stafford, Chandler Ray, and JaThan Hatch will be showcasing their skills in the short hurdles, distance events, and long jump, respectively.
  • Middle school prodigy Alexis Mosley will be looking to continue her momentum in the sprints.

Pontotoc Invitational - Pontotoc, MS

Southwest Mississippi Showcase - Tylertown, MS

Bayou Invitational - Cleveland, MS

  • Mississippi State commit Cruz Oguz is set to dominate the 100m and 200m dashes.
  • Alex Lopez, with a lifetime best of 147-5 in the discus, will represent Bayou in the throws.
  • MSAIS Champion Addison Weems is one to watch in multiple events on the girl's side.

Canton Academy Classic - Canton, MS

Jackson Academy Invitational - Jackson, MS

PCS Invitational - Hattiesburg, MS

  • Mackai McCree will compete in the hurdle events.
  • Sean Fairley, the current MSAIS leader in the discus, will represent Christian Collegiate.
  • Liv Jordan is set to take on the short sprints on her home track.
  • Alice Pennebaker, one of the most versatile athletes in the MSAIS, will be competing.

With so many events and talented athletes competing, the week ahead promises to be an exhilarating one for Mississippi High School Track and Field. Stay tuned for exciting results and memorable performances!