Weekend Rundown: National Records Fall!

Tyrese Cooper Runs All-Time Best Weekend In Prep Track & Field

So much for our bold predictions. Florida's Tyrese Cooper proved that he's on another level as a 10th-grader this winter by setting the national high school record in the 300m. He ran 33.03 to break the previous record of 33.05, which was set in 2013 by Michael Cherry. Cooper also surpasses last year's sprint stud-turned precocious pro, Noah Lyles, who now ranks No. 4 on the all-time performer list at 33.18.

But Cooper wasn't near done with his weekend, as he also clocked 1:01.88 for 500m to rank No. 2 on the all-time performer list. The national high school record still stands at 1:01.68 by Strymar Livingston. Chantz Sawyers of North Carolina took runner-up honors in 1:02.29, which makes him the No. 4 all-time performer.

Watch the No. 2 all-time 500m:

Cooper also ran 6.38 to win his 55m dash prelim, which ties for the fifth-fastest time in the nation this year. He placed fourth in the final in 6.43.

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