Friday Flashback: Alex Leath Closes HARD In A Wild 800m

The first installment of the RunningLane Track Championships brought some intense racing. 

Take the high school boys 800m, for instance. 

It featured a selection of the nation's top half-milers, including Will Sumner -- who would go on to break two indoor national records over his senior season -- and Alex Leath, a sophomore from Vestavia Hills who two years later would run 1:48 indoors. But the favorite entering the race was Brayden Packard, an American Fork senior who was aiming for a sub-1:50 time. 

The finish? 

A handful of moves were made, the finish was wild and let's just say -- if you didn't see (or haven't seen) the race live -- you might not guess how it ends. 

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