* LC Bird's Jayson Ward currently leads all sophomores in the 300m and is the top combined 300-500 runner in the Class of 2022
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Which underclassmen sprinters are leading the country in the 300m and 500m?
We've compiled freshmen and sophomore lists to find out just which athletes are taking control of the off distances, and no surprise, a familiar face is leading the Class of 2022.
LC Bird (VA) High School sophomore Jayson Ward was a standout first-year athlete who won the Freshman 400m Championship at New Balance Nationals Indoor in 2019. He also turned in a runner-up finish in the VHSL Class 5A 500m Championship indoors.
In 2020, Ward leads all sophomores in the 300m and is the top combined athlete at the distances. Check out all the athletes in the links below, or in the navigation.
Freshmen Class: Top 300m - Top 500m - Top Combined
Sophomores Class: Top 300m - Top 500m - Top Combined