The content team at MileSplit USA released their latest MileSplit 50 lists earlier this week and the state of Michigan has a number of athletes represented.
Nick Foster / Ann Arbor Pioneer - No. 37
Foster is coming off a pair of excellent showings at the MHSAA State Championship LP-1 - he claimed the 3200m victory in a fast time of 9:07.93 and he finished in the runner-up position to Rockford's Cole Johnson in the 1600 due to his 4:08.64 effort. The Ann Arbor Pioneer junior is currently ranked first in the state in the 1600 and 3200 and third in the 800 due to his season best times of 4:08.16, 8:54.80 and 1:53.38, respectively.
* Boys Rankings - 35 to 40:
Grace Stark / White Lake Lakeland - No. 13
Stark won the 100m hurdles and 100m races at last weekend's MHSAA State Championship LP-1 with her times of 13.16 and 11.74. Her 100mH result represents a US No. 2 for the 2018 season and a new state record and her 100m effort is a tie for MI No. 2 during the current campaign.
* Girls Rankings - 10 to 15
Vanderlende captured the 1600m win at the MHSAA State Championship LP-1 with her time of 4:45.17. This result stands for a MI No. 1, a US No. 9 and a new pr for the Rockford junior. She took a second place finish in the 3200m race due to her 10:12.26 clocking.
Theis recorded a time of 10:37.08 to place first in the 3200m event at last weekend's MHSAA State Championship LP-2 at Zeeland East. She finished second in the 1600m race with her time of 4:54.33. Theis is ranked third in the country in the 3200 from her 10:03.95 run at the Shepherd Blue Jay Invite in May.
Anne Forsyth / Ann Arbor Pioneer - No. 44
Forsyth enters the rankings this week due to her 10:08.07 winning effort in the 3200m event at the MHSAA State Championship LP-1 in a contest where she edged Rockford's Ericka Vanderlende. Forsyth claimed second in the 1600 (just behind Vanderlende) with her time of 4:48.28.