Kick Of The Week: Florida State Meet Battle

The 3A girls race at the Florida High School Athletic Association cross country state finals saw a down-to-the-wire battle for a podium finish.

Ana Wallace from Chiles Hight School was the undisputed winner as she won running 17:43.42, but it was the battle for second that caught the crowd's eye. In the final downhill stretch, Wallace's teammate, Emily Culley, was in a heated battle with Creekside High School sophomore Claire Openshaw. The two took the battle all the way to the line with Culley winning by a hair -- 18:09.03 to 18:09.08.

Wallace and Culley also helped Chiles take home the team with a score of 30 points. 

Watch how the race unfolded above and check out more coverage from the FHSAA cross country state finals below. 

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1Ana Wallace12Chiles HS17:43.421
2Emily Culley11Chiles HS18:09.032
3Claire Openshaw10Creekside HS18:09.083