His performance was great but his improvements are what we are really looking at.
Westfield's Emma Seetoo holds one distinction that will separate her from almost every one of her freshman peers as they enter 10th grade - that of defending state champion.
The Hampton girls finished the 5A state girls meet in a surprising third place, to Nansemond River and Stone Bridge.
One of the more pleasant surprises from the Virginia 5A/6A state track meet was the 6A runner-up status achieved by the Annandale boys' team.
Tyler Pride of Potomac Falls had a very solid state meet, it wasn't until his second chance though that we realized how great it was.
There were a slew of outstanding performances from athletes in the Richmond region at last weekend's 5A/6A state track meet.
The winner of course will receive their own feature piece on MileStat and if they are at Nationals they will run the MileStat snapchat.
Ebonie Whitted and Chelsea Wallace provided one of the day's best 1-2 scoring punches for their Grassfield team.
See the combined results and the combined races right here.
Rather than funnel more energy into repeating the same process, Gardner decided to call it a day after one jump, and with that decision, completed his 5A state-winning performance with a best jump of 6-8.
It was certainly a weekend to remember. Multiple state meet records fell and the state leaderboard was essentially rewritten.
John Champe's Trevor Cosenke enjoyed a personal-best outing at the Friday session of the 5A state track championships in Newport News.
As a youngster, Spollen endured two brain surgeries to cure conditions that would require a medical degree to understand, much less spell.
In a meet that was supposed to be close, the L.C. Bird Skyhawks made sure it was anything but close.
Check out this race and others from 5A/6A States.
Check out all the photos here.
Complete results of every event plus team scores of the 2018 VHSL Group 5A/6A Outdoor State Championships.
Here is the updated information regarding the state championships this weekend.
Your one stop location for all the action this weekend.
Watch this race and all of day one's competition right here.
Clarification to the previous Media Advisory, the state track meet is still a 2-day meet and will begin on Friday as scheduled.
Winning here cements your name in history and that state title is something you never forget.
Thomas Dale senior and Georgia commit, Titiana Marsh, will not be competing in the 2018 VHSL 6A State Championships.
See who is competing and in which events right here!
States week is about more than just the teams and superstars in our sport. It is also about the stars who are trying to win that first state title.
This West Springfield sophomore is on a mission. He is currently VA #1 for 6A 3200 and VA #5 for 6A 1600 with his personal bests of 9:28 and 4:20.
She already has run 5:11 (1600) and 10:57 (3200) this season and her coaches think she has only begun to show her potential.
This includes the top three predicted finishers for the team titles here at the top and then all the big winners for individual events below.
Here are the athletes who have already hit the state auto-qualifying mark heading into the final couple weeks of the season.
Vote here for who you think will win these big state championship battles.