Another big-time meet is on the horizon and it will be coming to Chicago's Gately Track & Field Stadium. Meet director Maurice Hutton is adamant about bringing the best local and national talent together. Check out the early leaders:
(MVP, VA)- A senior who is bubbling on the scene and could be ready to drop an eye-popping performance
(Detroit Renaissance/Track Life U MI)- Untested so far in 2022 after several outstanding performances including the US#2 performance 7.25. Jackson is certainly capable of capturing the all-time mark which is 7.19.
(MVP Team, VA)- #2 in Virginia in the 55m and 60m behind Lee'Nesa Whittaker 7.07/7.70; adds depth to an already deep field
(Wakefield, NC)- #2 rated track and field athlete by Milesplit but easily could be #1 by the time she arrives in Chicago. The US leader in several events including the UBER popular short dash at 7.25.
(Tulsa, OK)- "Tornado's Alleys" top speedster who would get her best battle among the greats
(Sr., Madison Ridgeland Academy, MS)- The speedy Sanders has run 11.39 for the Century but has not had many opportunities yet indoors to showcase her talent.
Nonah Waldron (Oak Park/Motor City TC)- national leader (8.32) is in a class by herself. Can she get under 8.25 before nationals?
(Newport News, VA)- One of the nation's top five track stars according to Milesplit and the US leader at 23.66. This event has star power from the gun.
Kaila Jackson- Killa K's best legal time is 23.46. Though she has made her name on the popular short dash, she is not
Cameron Thompson VA 25.2
Shawnti Jackson- we mentioned earlier that Jackson is the girl to beat in the 60m. Let's make it in the one-lapper as well. Her 23.06 is quite impressive.
Madison Whyte VA 54.3
(East Lansing/Track Life U, MI)- Underrated trackster who has starred on several relays for TLU. Hawkins has clocked 54.4
(Detroit Renaissance/Track Life U, MI) - Took second behind teammate Burr in the Misfits Invite 300m with a time that also broke the record (39.10)
(Shorewood, WI- One of the Midwest's darlings indicated that she has been ready to compete against the best girls in the country. Martins battled Vines and Burr tooth and nail in the Misfits 300m. Her 56.9 PB should fall.
(Chiippewa Falls, WI)- Multi-talented sprinter and state champion whose focus is to get under her PB 55.70
(Detroit Renaissance/Track Life U) MI- Got her swagger back last weekend in Chicago at the CYUP Misfits Invite 300m meet record 38.89. Burr is certainly capable of running near her PB of 54-seconds.
Nonah Waldron- more than a short hurdler is Waldron who has cracked sub-60.00 in the 400m hurdles. Her flat speed is there and it will be put on display.
(Oak Park/Motor City TC, MI- feisty but talented middle-distance runner who the 600m at the CYUP Misfits Invite. King clocked 2:11 as a freshman last year.
(James Monroe HS/MVP, VA)- Can run a variety of events including the 800m (2:16)
Ava Parekh (Sr., Chicago Latin)- One of the nation's top milers has run 4:45
TX 20'1.75" North Texas Jackrabbits
Alyssa Banales TX 20'1.5" Major Impact Track Club
Kelis Armstrong TX 19'4" North Texas Jackrabbits