MileSplit's Top 50 Class of 2018 Boys Recruits


MileSplit has made a subjective ranking of the top 50 recruits in both the national boys and girls fields ahead of the National Letter of Intent early signing period, which begins today, November 8, and runs through November 15. We ranked our top 50 athletes based on current Flo50, FloXC rankings, MileSplit database records, and historical results throughout athletes' state seasons. 

Check out our subjective rankings of the best Class of 2018 recruits over the 2017-2018 calendar year. 


RankAthleteSchoolEventSigningAnalysis
1Brodey HastyBrentwood High School (TN)DistanceBrodey is the top recruit in the Mile at 4:01.75 and the 2 mile in 8:45.95. He was the Brooks PR 2mile champion with that time.
2Armand DuplantisLafayette High (LA)Pole VaultLSUBest pole vaulter in high school history 19'4.25" outdoors.
3Jamal WaltonMiramar (FL)Sprints44.99 2nd fastest all time in high school history.
4Anthony SchwartzAmerican Heritage (FL)Sprints4th at USATF Junior National Outdoor T&F Championships 100m. He's 6th fastest all time in the 100m with his 100m time of 10.15
5Thomas BurnsMiami Northwestern (FL)HurdlesMiamiUSATF Junior National Outdoor T&F Championships 400mH champion running 50.12. Ran 35.25 at Great Southwest, which was the second fastest 300mH time in prep history
6Eric EdwardsLangham Creek (TX)HurdlesOregonHas run 13.32 for 110mH, 36.26 for 300mH and 52.21 for 400mH. Pan-American Junior Athletics Championships 3rd place finisher and USATF Junior National Outdoor T&F Championships in the 110mH. New Balance Nationals Outdoor 110H runner up.
7Kalon BarnesSilsbee (TX)SprintsBaylorWon the adidas Boost Boston Games and the Texas UIL 4A State 100m and 200m titles. Fastest returning 200m time and 2nd returning 100m time.
8Noah GreenDuncanville (TX)HurdlesKentuckyHas run13.53 in the 110mH was 3rd at the USATF Junior National Outdoor T&F Championships.
9Elija GodwinNewton (GA)SprintsGeorgiaOne of the top 400m runners in the country. Has run 45.83 in the 400m, won Brooks PR in 2016. He was third at the Prefontaine Classic in the 200 with 20.71 (+0.9)
10Dalton HengstMcDonogh School (MD)DistanceOle MissHe was 21st at Foot Locker Nationals in 2016. Great American Cross Country Festival champion, Paul Short Run champion. On thr track he's run 4:09.99 int the mile 8:56.96 in the 3200m and 1:54.76 in the 800m.
11Josh SchumacherJesuit (OR)DistanceStanfordFinished 3rd in the USATF Junior National Outdoor T&F Championships 5K running 14:29.42.
12Danny KilreaLyons Township (IL)DistanceNotre DameTop XC runner in the state of Illinois.
13Miles GreenSaint Joseph's Prep (PA)HurdlesOne of the top hurdlers in the nationa has run 38.08 in the 300mH and 52.87 in the 400mH.
14Gabe FendelHamilton Southeastern (IN)DistanceColoradoOne of only two juniors in the historic Brooks PR mile last year. He finished 7th running 4:07.46. Indiana State XC champion top class of 2018 returning 1600m runner.
15Dustin HorterLakota East (OH)DistanceIndianaOne of only two juniors in the historic Brooks PR mile last year. He finished 8th running 4:07.82.
16Kyle GarlandGermantown Academy (PA)DecathleteGeorgiaPan-American Junior Athletics Championships Decathlon runner up. One of the top high jumpers in the country.
17James MwauraLincoln Senior (WA)Distance4th fastest 5K XC time in the class of 2018.
18Jacob McLeodTrinity ChristianDistanceBelmont5th fastest 5K XC time in the class of 2018.
19Andy MonroeCrater (OR)DistanceStanford2017 OSAA Oregon State Championships. Finished 35th at NXN in 2017 running 16:14.10. He has an 800m PR of 1:53.20, a Mile PR of 4:09.45, and a 3000m PR of 8:37.28.
20Zach KreftBuckeye Valley (OH)DistanceNotre DameTop XC time in the class of 2018 and in the nation.
21Tyson CampbellAmerican Heritage (FL)Sprints10.41 100m (+1.2), 20.83 (+1.8) 200m, won 2 state titles in FL in 100m, 200m
22Kenny BednarekRice Lake (WI)SprintsOne of the top returning 400m runners in the class of 2018 and in the country with a 46.19
23Shaun ShiversChaminade-Madonna (FL)SprintsAuburnHas the 33rd fastest 100m time in the class of 2018 wiht hie 10.47. Also ranks 7th in the class of 2018 in the 200m with his 20.91.
24Nathan PattersonPlymouth High School (IN)JumpsJumped 7'2" to place 2nd at NBNO.
25Tyler CronkKentridge (WA)JumpsLost only one meet all of 2017. Jumped 7'2" to tie the top make in the class of 2018.
26Josh HoeyBishop Shanahan (PA)Mid-DistanceOregonFinished 3rd last year at the USATF Junior National Outdoor T&F Championships in the 800m.
27Kc LightfootLee's Summit (MO)Pole VaultBaylor2nd best pole vaulter in the class of 2018 with a vault of 17'8.5". Great Southwest Classic champion and 4th at the USATF Junior National Outdoor T&F Championships.
28Otito OgbonniaKaty Taylor (TX)ThrowsHe is 1st in shot put 68'6", 13th in the discus 183'9".
29Cameron JurgensBeatrice (NE)throwsHe is 2nd in the discus with a throw of 196'8 "and 9th in the shot put with a throw of 62'10".
30D.j HendersonTrinity Christian (TX)JumpsOregonHe's the top long jumper in the country with a jump of 25'5" whihc he jumped to win the Great Southwest Classic
31Cj StevensonGreat Oak (CA)JumpsBest triple jumper in the country,
32Tyrees MoultonNorth Canyon (AZ)SprintsMiamiHe can run everything from the 100m-400m and he's in the top of his class for the 400m. In the 100m he's run 10.82, in the 200m he's run 21.36 and in the 400m he's gone 46.51 (4th).
33Cole JohnsonRockford (MI)Mid-DistanceMichiganHe holds the 5th fastest returning time in the class of 2018 and the 3rd fastest time in the 800m. His 800m time is 1:50.72 his 1600m time is 4:08.60.
34Jequan HoganFountain-Fort Carson (CO)JumpesTexas TechColorado State Track and Field Championships triple jump champion 50'7.25" top in the class of 2018.
35Jalyn JacksonEastlake High (SD)JumpsCaliforniaCIF State Track and Field Championships 2nd place in the triple jump and 4th in the prelims of the long jump. He's 12 in the long jump and 6th in the triple jump for the class of 2018.
36Derick PetersWest Central (SD)DistanceWisconsin8th in the 5K for cross country in the class of 2018.
37Ryan RaffLehi (UT)DistanceNAUOne of the top cross country guys in the county. He ranks 18th in the 3Mile in the calss of 2018.
38Tyler HarrellChristopher Columbus (FL)Sprints27th fastest time in the 100m 10.58 and 7th fastest time in the 200m 20.96 for the class of 2018.
39Asani HamptonYucaipa High (CA)SprintsMichigan12th fastest time int the 100m and 12th fastst time in the 200m.
40Terrence Horne Jr.Miramar (FL)Sprints8th fastest time in the 100m 10.45 for the class of 2018 and 12th fastest time in the 200m 21.19.
41Kesean CarterThe Woodlands (TX)SprintsTexas TechHe's the 3rd best 100m runner in the class of 2018 he's run 10.32. He was the Texas 6A 100m champion. He's also run 21.64 in the 200m.
42Alex ScalesBellarmine (CA)Mid-DistanceColoradoWon the Arcadia Invitational 800m running 1:50.64. Holds PR's of 4:14.78, 3200m of 9:13.91.
43Justin HazellEl Camino Real (CA)DistancePortlandHe has the 3rd fastest 3200m time in the class of 2018 wiht his run of 8:54.78 from the Arcadia Invitational.
44Sam BowersMilton (GA)DistanceGeorgia6th fastest 5K XC time in the class of 2018.
45Tyquan ThorntonBooker T. Washington (FL)Sprints25th best in the class of 2018 in the 200m 21.37 and 6th in the class of 2018 for the 400m 46.77.
46Onye Ohia-EnyiaHackley School (NY)SprintsFinished 3rd in the NBNO 400m in 46.71.
47Dylan JacobsSandburg (IL)DistanceNotre Dame19th at Nike Cross Nationals in 2016.
48Ben BulkeleyFairport (NY)DistancePenn StateHe's run 1:50.96 in the 800m
49Cole BeckBlacksburg (VA)SprintsVirginia Tech10.41 5th best in the class of 2018 in the 100m
50Keishawn EverlyTrimble Tech (TX)SprintsTop 100m guy in the class of 2018 he ran 10.32 last year.

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