Vote below by Thursday at 9 PM ET for who was the top boys performer from last week's meets in the state of Maryland.
Heat sheets posted for Thursday's Sam Singleton Scorpion Classic at Oakland Mills High School in Howard County, which will be LIVE streamed on MileSplit.com!
Vote below by Thursday at 9 PM ET for who was the top girls performer from last week's meets in the state of Maryland.
COLUMBIA, Maryland -- Mount De Sales freshman Juliette Whittaker continues to raise the bar with each race this spring. Following the nation's third fastest performance at 1600 meters two weekends ago at the Pikesville Track Classic--she went 4:48--the first-year phenom tackled the national rankings in the 800 meter run on Thursday at the Scorpion Classic at Oakland Mills High School.In her only race of the day, Whittaker made it a swift one, rolling through the first 400 meters in 62 seconds before finishing off with a 65 second last lap to post the fifth fastest 800 meter time in the country in 2:07.95. The time, recorded just a few days before fellow freshman phenom Roisin Willis is set to run at the Distance Night in Palantine, is similar to her 1600 season best and also ranks as the second fastest all-effort in Maryland history, only behind Nyjari McNeil's 2:07.34.It was a great day for the entire Whittaker household, as her older sister Bella also won the 400 meter dash (56.04) and 200 meter dash (24.77) with meet record and personal best performances. Those efforts rank her No. 2 in both events in the state of Maryland currently.The Mount De Sales distance medley relay is also ranked among the top five teams in the country after a 11:55 effort last week and could drop the time even further in the coming weeks and possibly end of season at New Balance Nationals. We visited Whittaker and her team this past Monday for a Workout Wednesday video shoot.More from Sam Singleton Scorpion Classic Results Videos
Well we took a deep dive into the MileSplit.com national database dating back to 2000 to pull up all the fastest freshmen girls 1600 and 800 meter times over nearly 2 decades to see how Whittaker's matched up against others.
Check out the top 50 boys results merge by event from last week's meets in Maryland.
Check out the top 50 girls results merge by event from last week's meets in Maryland.
Watch today's stellar invitational LIVE at Oakland Mills High School starting at 2 PM.
Watch Mount De Sales (MD) freshmen Juliette Whittaker run the 5th fastest time in the country.
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