Cream of the Crop Girls from the South (9/3)

Devin Clark, a returning Foot Locker All-American from 2013, opened her 2014 cross country season with a blazing start with a nation's best two mile time of 10:33 at the New Braunfels Invitational on Saturday in Texas. 

MileSplit's Top 15 XC Girls Individuals for the Foot Locker South Region states as of September 3rd. Breaking up the country into four regions, these top 15 individual lists will be updated monthly on the first week of every month.

Rank Athlete/Team Last Result Comments
1st @ New Braunfels Invite
Impressive 10:33 two mile opener from the Foot Locker All-American.
9th @ New Balance Nationals 5K
Yet to race, but coming off a great track season including national title in the mile.
25th @ 2013 Foot Locker National
A 3-time Kentucky state champion enters a sophomore year with lots of success to build upon.
1st @ Saucony Battle of Atlanta
Georgia state champ and returning Foot Locker Nationals qualifier with 17:19 5K PR.
41st @ 2013 Nike Cross Nationals
Defending Texas 5A state champ & NXN South champ. 10:25 3200 & 4:50 1600 in outdoor.
49th @ 2013 Nike Cross Nationals
The only sub 17 5K runner in the region after running 16:54 on the track, but yet to race this season. Top 50 finisher at Nike Cross Nationals.
1st @ Jungle Night Run
Freshmen indoor national champ, who also ran 10:40 for two miles has started off with two sub 18 minute wins to begin her season.
1st @ Blacksburg Relays
Won 4 Virginia 4A state titles as 9th grader. Winner of freshmen 2 mile at New Balance Nationals in 10:42.
1st @ Friday Night Lights
Texas state runner-up as frosh. Competed at both Foot Locker & NXN regionals. 10:39 2 mile indoors. 17:36 5K best.
11th @ Providence Invite
Ran w/ team as pack in first race of season. 3rd place at NXN Southeast. 4:59/10:40/17:42 PR's when she is allowed to let it rip.
66th @ 2013 Nike Cross Nationals
Her track times might not stand among the group at 5:13 1600/10:58 3200, but she shines in the fall as shown with a runner-up finish at Great American and qualifying for NXN last year.
90th @ 2013 Nike Cross Nationals
A 4-time Virginia 3A state champ, she leads one of the top teams in the country. Ready to dip under 18 this fall after track PR's of 10:33 3200 and 4:58 mile.
12th @ 2013 Foot Locker South
Foot Locker finalist two years ago as a soph. Looking to get back to San Diego as senior with her sophomore year form of 17:29 5K best.
1st @ Tell City Invitational
Two quick times to start her season with a 11:02 2 mile and 17:50 5K has this sophomore on the rise. She broke 5 in the 1600 and ran under 10:40 at Texas Relays 3200.
1st @ Brooks Memphis Twilight
Strong opener in mud and slower course at Brooks Twilight from Mississippi state champ. Ready to leapfrog many from her 45th place finish at 2013 Foot Locker South.