Millrose Games Entries Promise Top Head-To-Head Matchups

* Adaejah Hodge, Quincy Wilson, Samantha Humphries, and Riley Smith are a handful of top high school athletes in the nation

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NEW YORK CITY -- Just by looking into the 116th Millrose Games entries, there are going to be a handful of memorable head-to-head matchups at the Armory on Sunday. 

Many of the nation's top athletes will line up from various events from the 60m to the mile. 

Take a closer look into the top five deepest fields going into Sunday's prestigious event. 

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* Adaejah Hodge and Brianna Selby finished second and third at the VA Showcase in the USATF 60m finals 

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The 60m

The VA Showcase showcased one of the top matchups in the country.

It featured three of the country's top sprinters in Mia Brahe-Pedersen, Adaejah Hodge and Brianna Selby.

Brahe-Pedersen earned the win in a new U.S. No. 1 time of 7.22, while Hodge and Selby finished second and third with the U.S. No. 2 and No. 3 times of 7.24 and 7.28.

This weekend in New York, we will see another face-off at the same distance between the sprinters. 

Also in the mix will be McKenzie Travis and Olivia Pace, who are tied for U.S. No. 5 at 7.38. Both of these competitors faced each other in a different final.

* Caine Stanley and Javyian Greene produced a handful of the fastest times in the nation at the VA Showcase in the 300m

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The 300m

What can we expect when four of the top five runners in the nation come together in the 300m?

Fast times. 

However, the field is going to have to take down the nation's fastest sprinter, Jayden Horton-Mims of Imhotep Institute Charter (PA). Horton-Mims is the only boy who has gone under 33 seconds so far this year.

It took a personal best of 32.92 to win the Armory Officials Hall Of Fame Invitational just a few weeks ago.

In the mix will be IMG Academy's Caine Stanley, who is the third-fastest boy at this distance. The senior from Bradenton, Florida is right on the cusp of breaking the 33-second barrier. At The VA Showcase, Stanley clocked a 33.33.

In that same race was Montverde Academy's Jayvian Greene, who ran 33.67.

One of the more underrated competitors in the field is Paint Branch's (MD) Nicholas Spikes. The unsigned senior holds a handful of the nation's fastest times, including a U.S. No. 4 mark of 33.57.

* Jonathan Simms, one of the top runners in the nation, takes MileSplit through a weight training session leading up to the Millrose Games

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The 600m

The boys 600m will be a show-stopper.

Many of us remember the battle between Jaden Marchan and Quincy Wilson at the Marine Corps Holiday Classic in December.

Marchan had the better day and finished with a U.S. No. 1 mark of 1:17.66, while Wilson was second in 1:17.81.

Marchan and Wilson have not raced each other since then. 

Wilson's teammate, Colin Abrams, currently holds the fastest time in the country in the 1K as he went 2:27.63 earlier this season. The junior has blossomed onto the scene this year as he clocked a 1:53.84 lifetime best in the 800m and a 1:20.84 in the 600m.

However, Jonathan Simms of Allen (TX) who broke Obea Moore's World Age group 400m record at the AAU Junior Olympic Games as he clocked 45.12, will be in the field. Simms set a lifetime best already this indoor season in the 400m with a 47.60. To Simms' advantage, he has 800m strength. He ran a lifetime best at the AAU Junior Olympic Games this past summer when he clocked 1:51.69 for the win. 

The sleeper pick is BYU commit Tyler Mathews. Matthews went 1:17.76 on Jan. 19 in the 600m in Flagstaff, which was at altitude. 

* Samantha Humphries and Abby Faith Cheeseman battle off in the CYUP Misfits Invite in the mile earlier this year

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The Girls Mile

There's one word to describe the upcoming Nike girls mile: electric.

This field is stacked and completely loaded as many runners who competed at NXN and Footlocker Nationals will toe the line.

Boerne Champion's (TX) Elizabeth Leachman is coming off an outdoor 3,200m national record last weekend and is going down in distance this week. She's never run an indoor mile in her career yet, but she has an outdoor 1,600m best of 4:47.28, which she ran last spring to claim the UIL Texas State title. 

Leachman will face Samantha Humphries, the third-fastest girl at this distance this season. The Oregon commit clocked a 4:39.11 to finish third at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix last weekend at The TRACK in Boston. 

Don't count out Abby Faith Cheeseman, though. She finished 13th at Foot Locker Nationals in December. Zariel Macchia and Emily Bush, the New York state standouts, will also be in the field. 

The freshman star Sophia Rodriguez of Mercer Island (WA) who set multiple age group records last year, will have her indoor mile debut. 

Other members of the field will be Isabel Conde De Frankenberg, Olivia Cieslak, Rylee Blade, and Emma Zawatski

* Riley Smith wins the Florida Challenge mile with a U.S. No. 4 performance of 4:04.65

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The Boys Mile

The Nike boys mile is filled with the nation's top leaders.

Four of them are ranked in the top 10 in the mile.

Riley Smith of Buchholz (FL) is currently the fourth-fastest runner in the country. He ran a 4:04.65 last weekend to win the Florida Challenge. 

Sitting at spots No. 7 and No. 8 are Miles Ramer and TJ Hansenwho ran times of 4:06.97 and 4:08.06, respectively, to kick off the indoor season.

Right on Hansen's heels is the 10th-fastest boy in the nation, Byron Grevious of Philips Exeter Academy. He's clocked a time of 4:08.10.

Jimmy Wischusen, Keegan Smith, Tam Gavenas, and Soheib Dissa will also line up in the Big Apple.