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Top Junior Milers Set for New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston

January 24, 2013

Girls' and boys' Miles to feature 2012 HS National Champion and top regional talent.

By New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

BOSTON – (Jan. 24, 2013) – True to the sport’s roots, the country’s top high school indoor milers will once again descend on Boston for the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix – set for Saturday, February 2 – to try to claim a victory in what is the top event of its kind each year.

The Girls’ Junior Mile may be the deepest in the event’s history. Led by the 2012 New Balance Outdoor High School National Champion, Wesley Frazier from Ravenscroft High School in North Carolina, the event also features Maine’s first ever sub 5-minute high school girl, Bethanie Brown, and Connecticut’s indoor 800m state record-holder, Sarah Gillespie.

GIRLS' JUNIOR MILE
NAME HIGH SCHOOL HOMETOWN
Annika Gompers Gann Academy Waltham, MA
Sarah Gillespie NW Catholic HS Hartford, CT
Wesley Frazier Ravenscroft HS Raleigh, NC
Ryen Frazier Ravenscroft HS Raleigh, NC
Bethanie Brown Waterville HS Waterville, ME
Marissa Ruskan Bridgewater-Raritan Bridgewater, NJ
Sara Sargent Pennsbury HS Yardley, PA
Katie Lembo Penfield HS Penfield, NY
Keelin Hollowood Saratoga Springs HS Saratoga Springs, NY
Julie Williams Tatnall HS Wilmington, DE
Julie McConville Hingham HS Hingham, MA
Sheridan Wilbur La Salle Academy North Smithfield, RI
     
BOYS' JUNIOR MILE
NAME HIGH SCHOOL HOMETOWN
Michael O'Donnell Methuen HS Methuen, MA
Henry Wynne Staples HS Westport, CT
James Randon Middlesex HS New Canaan, CT
Jonathan Green St. John HS Berlin, MA
Trevor Crawley Cumberland HS Cumberland, RI
Jay Navin Saratoga Springs HS Saratoga Springs, NY
Jack Hagood Tatnall HS Wilmington, DE
Keith Pease Greece-Athena HS Rochester, NY
Rob Napolitano Red Bank Catholic HS Brick, NJ
Jack Stevenson Stuyvesant HS New York, NY
Garrett O'Toole Middlesex School HS Concord, MA
Bryce Kelley Chariho Regional HS Hope Valley, RI

 

The 18th New Balance Indoor Grand Prix is the first stop in USA Track & Field’s Championship Series. It begins at 5:00pm on Saturday, February 2 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center at Roxbury Community College. Tickets and meet information can be found on-line at www.nbindoorgrandprix.com or by calling 1-877-849-8722.

Tags: wesley frazier (6) , reggie lewis track and athletic center (2) , new balance indoor grand prix (10) , bbtm tour (96)

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