Athletes from Florida have to make the tough choice on which path to follow between Foot Locker South and NXN Southeast. Here's a look at the full picture of who's likely to be extending their season further...
The Midlothian boys won the Nike Cross Southeast Regionals, while the Hidden Valley girls will be sending a pair of individuals in Annie LeHardy and Haley Cutright to nationals with second and fourth place finishes respectively. Two Virginia schools finished among the top four in the championship girls' team standings, but outside of the top two automatic places with Hidden Valley taking third and Midlothian placing fourth. Western Albemarle's Derek Armstrong just missed becoming one of the five individual qualifiers as the seventh place finisher overall. Read Full Meet Summary... NXN Southeast Regional Meet Page w/ Complete Results, Photos, & Videos Photo Gallery by Frank Locascio - 815 photos total. Photo Gallery by Brandon Miles - More photos to be added later on Sunday. Race Videos: Championships Boys - Championship Girls - Open Boys - Open Girls Video Interviews: Midlothian Boys - Annie LeHardy/Haley Cutright - Derek Armstrong
Virtual meet preview for the championship boys' race for Saturday's Nike Cross Southeast Regional in Cary, North Carolina. Virtual meet scored by using the season best 5K times currently in the MileSplit database of the top 7 runners for each of the 27 schools competing in the regional qualifier for the Nike Cross Nationals. Individual entrants are not included in the virtual meet preview. Includes links to team pages and athlete profiles with more stats and information.
Virtual meet preview for the championship girls' race for Saturday's Nike Cross Southeast Regional in Cary, North Carolina. Virtual meet scored by using the season best 5K times currently in the MileSplit database of the top 7 runners for each of the 16 schools competing in the regional qualifier for the Nike Cross Nationals. Individual entrants are not included in the virtual meet preview. Includes links to team pages and athlete profiles with more stats and information.
Black Friday is known as the day of notorious shopping sells across the state of Kentucky. This does hold true, but for the running community it is a night and morning of traveling to North Carolina. For most areas of the state it takes close to twelve hours to arrive in Charlotte for Foot Locker South or Cary for NXN Southeast. Kentucky’s best is split on the boys side between the races, whereas the girls all headed to Charlotte this year.
Tatnall (DE) senior Tyler Tate qualified individually for NXN with a 5th place time of 15:22.8.
The small state of Delaware had an impressive showing in the girls race at NXN Southeast with 3 girls among the top 7 individuals.
Western Albemarle (VA) senior Derek Armstrong just missed qualifying individually for NXN in 6th place with a time of 15:24.
With Armando del Valle wining the NXN Southeast championship, Florida won three out of four individual regional championships this weekend. Del Valle was favored and got the 15:14 victory, his second time winning a big meet on the course this year after winning Great American there in October. Unfortunately, things did not fare as well for either of Florida's boys teams who were projected to advance to nationals.
Cabell Midland's sophomore Jacob Burcham finished 5th today in 15:23.1 at the Nike Cross Nationals Southeast Regional held at WakeMed Soccer Complex in Cary, North Carolina. Burcham qualified for the Nike Cross Nationals that will be held on December 4th in Portland, Oregon at the Portlands Meadows 5K course. The top five placing individuals who are not on automatically placing teams advance to NXN as individual qualifiers. 2010 NXN Southeast - Jacob Burcham (WV) Interview 2010 NXN Southeast - Championship Boys Race
Christopher Columbus (FL) senior Amando Del Valle won the NXN Southeast region individual title with a time of 15:14.8.
Midlothian (VA) boys won the NXN Southeast team title with a team score of 168 points and team average of 15:54.
Brookwood (GA) boys will return to the Nike Cross Nationals after taking 2nd in the Southeast Regional on a 6th runner tiebreaker.
The Tatnall (DE) girls continued their streak of NXN berths as they repeated as Southeast Regional champions.
Championship boys race from the 2010 Nike Cross Southeast Regional held Saturday, November 27th at WakeMed Soccer Complex in Cary, NC.
Parkview senior Alec Klassen qualified individually for NXN with a 3rd place finish of 15:19.5.
Walter Johnson (MD) boys just missed an NXN berth as they lost out to Brookwood for 2nd place on a 6th runner tiebreaker.
Championship girls race from the 2010 Nike Cross Southeast Regional held at WakeMed Soccer Complex in Cary, NC.
Sherwood (MD) senior Jackson Reams won the open boys race at NXN Southeast with a time of 15:51.
Marvin Ridge (NC) junior Caitlyn Colo won the open girls race in a time of 19:44.
Loyola Blakefield (MD) senior Matt Jabolinski qualified for NXN individually with a runner-up finish of 15:18.5 at the Southeast Regional.
Cabell Midlan (WV) sophomore Jacob Burcham became the first NXN individual qualifier from his state in meet history with a 5th place finish at the Southeast Regional.
Green Hope girls became the first girls team from state of North Caroline to qualify for NXN with their second place finish and team score of 106 points at the Southeast Regional.
Hidden Valley (VA) girls send two individual qualifiers to NXN with Annie LeHardy (2nd, 17:24) and Haley Cutright (4th, 17:39).
Nike Cross Nationals Southeast Regional 2010
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