South Marshall Middle School's Cade Flatt ran the second-fastest 800m time in KTCCCA Middle School State Championship meet history last year. Flatt dropped a 2:05.79 to take the win. He was only about two seconds off Bell Central School's Austin Shackleford, who ran 2:03.11.
This year as a freshman in high school, Flatt has improved his PR to 1:56.15 and ran 1:59.95 to place sixth at the Kentucky state meet.
Watch the 2017 race above and be sure to tune in LIVE this Saturday at 10 AM EDT to watch this year's KTCCCA Middle School State Championships.