OHIO MIDDLE SCHOOL STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS....what a stellar meet the folks back in Ohio put on for the middle schoolers. Incredible performances! We'll be posting some of the individual stories this week but wanted to announce the Youth Runner Magazine Athletes of the Meet Awards today. Took a little longer for the panel to decide because there were so many great athletes and races. Here they are:

Division 1 Boys 7th grade-Jacob Irwin & Kain Conley Boys 8th grade-Ronald Bonner & Shaun Crawford Girls 7th grade-Skylar Bruggeman & Jillian Ferguson Girls 8th grade-Kayle Antill & Karrington Pettiford-Winters

Division II/III Boys 7th grade-Brock Wooten & Tucker Bender Boys 8th grade-Levi Wyse & Devin Snowden Girls 7th grade-Natalie Eberts & Peton Lee Girls 8th grade-Kaitlyn Riley & Katie Ward

CONGRATULATIONS! Meet director Trent Temple will be mailing the awards