Science Hill (TN) High School's Jenna Hutchins after finishing ninth at last year's Foot Locker Nationals.
The Foot Locker South Region on the girls side will feature the defending champion McKinney North (TX) High School's London Culbreath.
The rising senior won the region meet last year, clocking a 17:12.90. Culbreath had a rough race at nationals last year, finishing 39th, but don't let that fool you. When she's at her best, Culbreath is a threat to the title. She holds PRs of 16:44.83 for track 5K, 10:03.29 for two miles, and 4:43.41 for one mile.
One young contender to watch will be Science Hill (TN) High School's Jenna Hutchins
. Last year as a freshman, Hutchins finished ninth at nationals, running 17:43.4 28. She also won TSSAA State Track & Field Championship titles this past spring in the 1600m and 800m. The rising sophomore also clocked a
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States in Foot Locker South Region: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands, and U.S. citizens in Overseas Military Installations.