National Girls Performer Of The Week (2/6-2/12)

* Cady McPhail (left) won this week's NPOTW poll for the indoor season; Mia Brahe-Pedersen (right) is a nominee for this week's performer of the week

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Cady McPhail of Chelsea (AL) continued to dominate this indoor season as she won her third National Girls Performer Of The Week honor.

Over the weekend, the Auburn signee pulled together with the distance triple in the 800m, 1,600m and 3,200m at the Alabama 7A Indoor State Championships. Throughout the busy day, she clocked a 2:11, 4:57 and set a new personal best in the 3,200m with a 10:56. 

Throughout the winter season, McPhail clocked state records in the 800m and 1,600m, while she ran the 13th fastest time in Alabama history in the 3,200m. 

During the week, McPhail earned 51-percent of the votes to be named this week's NPOTW winner. 

There was another week of competition that has gone by and it's time to vote for this week's NPOTW. The poll will end on Friday and winners will be announced the following Monday. 


VOTE: National Girls Performer Of The Week (Feb. 6 - 12)

Here are the nominations for the National Girls Performer Of The Week Poll:

Shawnti Jackson, South Granville (NC): At the Millrose Games, Jackson lowered her national high school record in the 60m. Her time improved from 7.18 to 7.16 while she finished fifth in a professional field. 

Mia Brahe-Pedersen, Lake Oswego (OR): At the Don Kirby Invitational, Brahe-Pedersen was second overall in a field of collegians with a 22.89 to break Bianca Knight's previous national high school record of 22.97. 

Sophia Gorriaran, Moses Brown School (RI): In back-to-back meets, the Harvard commit ran a 2:01.16 to improve on her nation-leading time in the 800m at the BU Bruce David Hemery Valentine Invitational. The following day, she competed at the Millrose Games where she clocked a new season's best of 1:27.51 in the 600m. 

Claire Stegall, Nolensville (TN): The TSSAA state cross country champion clocked a new personal best and set a meet record at the Eastern Indoors with a 4:44.62. The sophomore ran the fifth fastest time in the nation. 

Akala Garrett, Albemarle (NC): It was a busy weekend for Garrett who earned MVP honors at the NCHSAA 1A/2A Indoor State Championships. The Texas recruit set a meet record in the 55mH and 500m with a 7.86 and 1:15.86. She also won the 300m title in 40.44 and finished third in the 55m with a 7.21, which is the first time she's ever competed in this event at the state championships. 

Jessica Oji, Livingston (NJ): The sophomore threw a US No. 12 performance in the shot put with a 43-4.5. This was the second-best throw by anyone in the class of 2025 this indoor season. 

Jillian Leahy, Lincoln (RI): At the RITCA Last Chance Qualifier, Leahy threw a personal best in the weight throw with a 52-1.5 and moved up to No. 2 on the national leaderboard. 

NPOTW Winners