Top High School Performances From The Millrose Games

* Archbishop Wood's Gary Martin in the men's mile

Photo Credit: Kyle Brazeil/New York MileSplit

Two miles, two preps and two races. 

Archbishop Wood's (PA) Gary Martin and Conard's (CT) Gavin Sherry found themselves in similar positions on Saturday at the Millrose Games in New York City, though with different objectives. 

Both would end the day, however, with significant performances. 

In Martin's case, the Pennsylvania athlete held on in the men's mile -- a race that saw four men break four minutes -- and closed in a new U.S. No. 1 time of 4:05.47. 

Martin opened in 60.24 seconds and went through the half-way mark at 2:01.30. 

Sherry, meanwhile, led from start to finish in the elite boys mile and set a new all-time meet record for the high school race in 4:06.58.  

Sherry, a Stanford recruit, closed in 58.95 on the final 400m.

Belmont's (MA) James Donahue was second in the boys mile in 4:09.42 while Union Catholic's Shane Brosnan was third in 4:09.83.

Girls Mile: A robust final 800m saw Juliette Whittaker take control, as the Mount De Sales (MD) senior closed in 69 seconds and finished in a new U.S. No. 1 time of 4:47.14. 

She was one of four girls under 4:50 and held off second-place Riley Stewart -- a fellow Stanford recruit -- by just 0.08 seconds. 

Mia Cochran, a senior from Moon Township, was third in 4:47.83 while Lake Oswego's Kate Peters was fourth in 4:49.42.

Girls 300m: A final section consisting of a selection of the country's top talents at the distance finished in a blur. But it was Lownde's (GA) Kaniya Johnson -- who also pulled double-duty in the 60m -- who finished with an all-time No. 11 performance of 37.75 to defeat Kayla Davis (38.48) and Leeah Burr (39.43) in the final section. East Lansing's (MI) Comari Hawkins earned the distance's third-best time out of section 2 in 39.15 seconds.

Boys 600m: Milford Mill Academy's (MD) Korede Otusajo entered into the top 20 performances of all-time with his winning time of 1:18.99. That effort was also over a full second better than his previous best of 1:20.32. Jalen Williams was second in 1:20.98 while Michael Rodrigue-King was third in 1:21.26.

Boys 60m: While Terrell Robinson held a new U.S. No. 1 time for a few hours -- before it was surpassed in Alabama -- the bigger importance was the win itself. The Mount Tabor senior secured a winning time of 6.72 seconds to defeat Carter Cukerstein (6.77) and Nyckoles Harbor (6.80). 

Girls 60m: In a star-studded field, it was Detroit Renissance's Kaila Jackson who secured the win in 7.31 seconds, dispatching Kaniya Johnson (7.34), Avery Lewis (7.40) and Laila Campbell (7.45). 

Girls 600m: Charlotte West Mecklenburg's (NC) Sanu Jallow polished off the win by just 0.07 seconds, finishing in a winning time of 1:32.78., Analisse Batista was second in 1:32.85 while Micah Trusty was third in 1:33.15.

Boys 300m: Nikolas Butler-Simpson claimed the win in 34.38 seconds, Jaavier Jackson was second in 34.72 and Joey Gant was third in 34.72.

Boys 4x800: Ridge (NJ) chopped off a second from its previous season-best, going a new U.S. No. 1 time of 7:55.45 behind the efforts of Jack Doran, Andrew McCabe, James Kisker and Jackson Barna.

Girls Pole Vault: Hana Moll remained firmly in control of her season, clearing 4.45 meters (14-7.25) to win the elite pole vault competition. It was her third straight performance over 14-7 on the season. 

Moll's sister, Amanda, was second with a mark of 4.20 (13-9.25) meters, while Quinn Calhoun was third in 4.05. 

Girls Long Jump: Duke recruit Gianna Locci won the elite girls competition with a mark of 19-6.75. Shanna Mullin was second in 18-8.75 and Meagan Schwartz was third in 18-3.

Boys Long Jump: He may have only gotten on the board three times, but all Gregory Foster needed was a big one. The Lawrenceville School senior and Princeton recruit won the elite boys competition with a mark of 23-5.5. Jordan McCants was second (22-7.25) while Tyson Lowe was third in 21-9.

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