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Stellar High School Mile Fields at 107th NYRR Millrose Games

February 06, 2014

New Balance High School Mile includes five boys sub-4:20 and seven girls sub-5 minutes

By NYRR Millrose Games

A number of the best high school athletes in America will take part in the 107th NYRR Millrose Games, set for Saturday, February 15, at The New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory. Among the most highly anticipated events at the NYRR Millrose Games will be the Boys & Girls New Balance High School Mile.

Leading the Boys New Balance High School Mile is Luke Gavigan (photo above right) a junior at Tappan Zee High School. Gavigan is among five boys entered who have run under 4:20 for the Mile this year, including Mike Brannigan (Northport, NY) and Sean Kelly (Chaminade, NY).

Elk County Catholic (PA) senior Kennedy Weisner timed 4:55.37 to win the NYRR Millrose Games Trials on January 15. She is one of seven girls to have broken five minutes for the Mile in the invitational field. Among those also invited are northeast standouts Bella Burda (Arlington, NY), Laura Leff (West Genesee, NY), Maddy Berkson (Classical, RI) and Foot Locker Cross Country National Champion Tessa Barrett (Abington Heights, PA).

New Balance Boys HS Mile 
Luke Gavigan  Tappan Zee, NY  4:15.68  Accepted
Mike Brannigan  Northport, NY  4:17.04  Accepted
Sean Kelly  Chaminade, NY  4:17.65  Accepted
Louis Colson  Thomas Edison, VA  4:18.49  Accepted
James Burke  Port Jefferson, NY  4:19.28  Accepted
John Flannery  Bronxville, NY  4:21.34  Accepted
Steven Booker  Bethlehem, NY  4:19.06  Accepted
Tim McGowan  Northport, NY  4:18.04  Accepted
Marco  Pompilj  Collegiate, NY  4:19.50  Invited
Tony Russell  West Chester Henderson, PA  4:16.26  Invited
Bill Dolan  Clearview Regional, NJ  4:19.96  Invited
Nick Causey  Osbourn Park, VA  04:20.7  Accepted

New Balance Girls HS Mile 
Kennedy Weisner  Elk County Catholic, PA  4:55.37  Accepted
Bella Burda  Arlington, NY  4:58.46  Accepted
Laura Leff  West Genesee, NY  4:59.22  Accepted
Marissa Sheva  Pennridge, PA  4:56.94  Invited
Mady Clahane  Cumberland Valley, PA  4:57.62  Invited
Tessa Barrett  Abington Heights, PA  4:59.53  Invited
Denise Branch  Benjamin Cardozo, NY  5:01.04  Accepted
Caroline Alcorta  West Springfield, VA  4:53.77c  Invited
Kylene Cochrane  West Morris Central, NJ  4:59.21c  Invited
Courtney Thompson  St. John Vianney, NJ  5:01.41  Invited
Marin Warner  Holmdel, NJ  5:01.81  Invited
Paige Duca  Sacred Heart, NY  5:03.08  Invited

Visit www.nyrrmillrosegames.org for more information.

Tags: nyrr millrose games (15) , new balance high school mile (2)

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