Myah Hicks (pictured right by John Herzog) is a junior at Thomas Edison High School who returned this year as one of the state's top returning half milers as she nearly pulled out the Group AAA state title last spring in the 800. Hicks has gone undefeated this spring in the 800 meter run with a most recent victory and season best performance of 2:14.01 at the MileStat.com Elite Track Classic. In her latest race, Hicks nearly joined the sub five minute club in the 1600 meter run as a runner-up at the Nike Spring Invite with a time of 5:01. Hicks returns back to Sports Backers Stadium this Friday as the top seed in the 800 meter run at the Southern Track Classic, which she hopes to run closer her to season goal of a 2:10. Read more for Hicks interview with MileStat.com intern Hannah Lieberman.
Performance list of accepted athletes for the 2010 Southern Track Classic.
Fast Mile Races! Joanna Stevens US #1 4:48.12 & Kathleen Stevens US #3 4:50.13 Interview w/ Stevens Twins Anthony Kostelac US #3 4:10.08 Interview w/ Kostelac Hunter sweeps jumps! Loaded Girls 200 w/ 1 National Champ & 2 All-Americans All photos by John Herzog Southern Track Classic Complete Results Meet Videos by Brandon Miles & Andy Paisley - All videos uploaded. Photo Gallery by John Herzog - 1,712 total photos.
Anthony Kostelac of Albemarle won the boys mile in a US #3 time of 4:10.08.
Anthony Kostelac (Albemarle) US #3 4:10.08
Who will be on the 2010 Southern Track Classic collage? The boys dominated 2009... A gathering of the state's best and elite will be found on Friday night at Sports Backers Stadium in Richmond for the 10th annual Southern Track Classic. The meet started in 1999 by meet director Dan Ward has a selective finals only by invitation format to produce some of the fastest times and best marks in the state of Virginia each outdoor season. This year's meet expects to be no exception and one of the best ever with some premier events loaded with big names and stars. Field events start at 5:00 PM with the first running going off at 6:40 PM. MileStat.com will be on-site with coverage providing updates, race videos, photos, and interviews. Southern Track Classic - Accepted Entries (as of April 22nd)
Ariel Karabinus (Osbourn Park) 10:40.34
The Stevens twins Joanna (US #1 4:48) and Kathleen (US #3 4:50) of Blacksburg ran two of the three mile times in the country.
Joanna Stevens (Blacksburg) 4:48.12
Roderque Gray (Brooke Point) 21.75
DeMatha Catholic 42.23
Online entries close one week from today on Monday, April 19th at 5:00 PM for the Southern Track Classic. More meet information can be found on the meet page. Register today at the following registration link: https://va.milesplit.com/meets/64101/registration
Girls Winner - Torie Cunningham (Meadowbrook) 12.17 Boys Winner - Lorenzo Fields (Thomas Dale) 11.06
Anthony Williams (Potomac Senior) 14.41
Quinn Hull (Blacksburg) 1:55.88
DeMatha Catholic 3:17.68
Stacey Robinson (Gonzaga College) 38.34
Taylor Sykes (Great Bridge) 48.64
Mountain View 7:57.15
West Potomac 9:44.92
Myah Hicks (Thomas Edison) 2:12.23
Christal Peterson (Phoebus) 24.15
Amber Church (Pulaski County) 14.59
Meet Comment: Southern Track Classic 2010
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