WATCH: Jamier Averette-Brown Nabs The Adidas 60m Title

Jamier Averette-Brown's day began on Sunday, all things considered, with a touch of failure. 

The Wayne (OH) High School freshman was widely considered the top sprinter entering adidas Track Nationals this weekend in Virginia Beach, but he false-started in the prelims of the 200m to begin the final day of action inside the Virginia Beach Sports Center. 

The 15-year-old could have walked off the track devastated. He didn't. 

"Just had to let it go," he said. "It happens all the time. I had to let it go. I had to work on my 60m, so I just thought about it a little bit and let it go." 

Averette-Brown returned to the track later in the evening and took care of business, bursting out of the blocks -- with remarkable precision -- to win the championship 60 meter final in 6.81 seconds, following up his freshman national class record of 6.75 seconds just two weeks prior. 

"I feel great," he said. "It's good to be a national champion. This is my first nationals. I had to make up for the 200m earlier." 

The win marked Averette-Brown's first in a national meet, and it concluded a season that saw him run eight times under 6.9 seconds for 60 meters. 

"There's not that many freshman doing what I did," he said. "And, I'm proud of myself for what I accomplished this year as a freshman. More to come." 

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