* Hobbs Kessler was our Week 8 winner; Isaiah Bond is a Week 9 nominee
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One of the country's top athletes earned his first NPOTW honors this past week.
Fresh off another insane performance, Ann Arbor's (MI) Hobbs Kessler secured over 37-percent of the vote en route to the Week 8 win.
Kessler was nominated after taking two victories in the 800m and 3,200m at the Farmington New Balance Invitational, wherein he secured a new US No. 1 mark of 1:49.67 for the half-mile.
Kessler now ranks US No. 1 in the 800m and 2-mile this season. This past week, he was passed in the 1,500m and now stands at US No. 3.
A big congrats goes out to Hobbs -- and all the other nominees -- on another successful week of voting.
Now let's move on to Week 9. We'll have seven candidates in this week's poll. Voting will end Friday, and we'll recognize the winner every Monday during the unveiling of the newest poll.
Vote below in the poll and let us know your thoughts in the comments. For reference, check our Top 25 Outdoor Performances of the Week. You can also vote in our National Girls Performer of the Week poll.
NPOTW Outdoor Boys Track And Field Winners:
- Week 1 Winner: Aiden Paul, West Albany (OR)
- Week 2 Winner: Domonique McKenzie, Pine View (UT)
- Week 3 Winner: Samuel Austin, Oviedo (FL)
- Week 4 Winner: Diallo Good, Cedar Park (TX)
- Week 5 Winner: Zack Truitt, Landmark Christian (GA)
- Week 6 Winner: Gary Martin, Archbishop Wood (PA)
- Week 7 Winner: Miles Ally, Nashville Martin Luther King
- Week 8 Winner: Hobbs Kessler, Ann Arbor (MI)
NPOTW Indoor Boys Track And Field Winners:
- Week 1 Winner: Michael Bourne, Cosby (VA)
- Week 2 Winner: Jekovan Rhetta, Parker (AL)
- Week 3 Winner: Leonard Mustari, Dunbar (FL)
- Week 4 Winner: Luke Schroeder, Bullis School (MD)
- Week 5 Winner: Chris Hilton, Zachary (LA)
- Week 6 Winner: Marcus Reilly, Northbridge (MA)
- Week 7 Winner: Austin Klinger, West Jordan (UT)
- Week 8 Winner: Jaylen Barringer, Woodbridge Freedom (VA)
- Week 9 Winner: Julian Collins, Hewitt-Trussville (AL)
- Week 10 Winner: Cooper Michaud, Classical (RI)
- Week 11 Winner: Niko Schultz, Plainfield South (IL)
- Week 12 Winner: Jalan Rivers, Summer Creek (TX)
- Week 13 Winner: Korbin Martino, Canal Winchester (OH)