1 – Michael Phillips (Chiles) – After taking the Alligator Lake Invitational off (he really ran, but it looked like a workout), Phillips put in a strong showing with a second place finish at the Great American Cross Country Festival in a time of 14:58. Phillips finished 1 second behind Foot Locker National Finalist, Dalton Hengst and 1 second ahead of Jacob McLeod.
2 – Paul Stafford (Lake Wales) – Stafford took off the weekend of Flrunners.com so that he could race the best that Florida had to offer at Pre-State. Unfortunately for Stafford a bunch of Florida’s top talent did not participate as the opted to go to Great American instead. Stafford’s biggest competition in Foley ended up dropping as he had been sick the week prior. Stafford won the mee in a time of 15:27.
3 – Trevor Foley (CPC) – Foley dips to third in our rankings after a DNF at the Pre-state meet last weekend. Foley did get the win the week before at the Flrunners.com Invitational in a time of 15:54.
4 – Charles Hicks (Bolles) – The Bolles guys took the trip up to North Carolina to compete at the GAXC Festival and placed 7th Overall as a team. Hicks was the top finisher for the Bulldogs with a 10th place finish in a time of 15:27.
5 – Joey Fitzpatrick (Vanguard) – Fitzpatrick competed last weekend in the Marion County Conference meet where he finished side by side with his teammate, Diego Lavieri-Sosa. He will have a chance to test his fitness on Saturday as he tries to recapture his title at the Florida Horse Park Invitational.
Watch List: Benjamin Hartvigsen, Nathan Jubran, Diego Lavieri-Sosa