2024 Adidas Outdoor Nationals

A Full Recap From The Final Day At The 2024 Adidas Track Nationals

A Full Recap From The Final Day At The 2024 Adidas Track Nationals

The third and final day of adidas Track Nationals brought some of the meet's fastest times.

Jun 16, 2024 by Cory Mull

The third and final day of adidas Track Nationals featured a heavy dose of speed. 

With the meet's concluding events taking shape on Sunday at the Marcus T. Johnson track on the campus of North Carolina A&T in Greensboro, North Carolina, we saw more top times, national-class marks and a variety of breathtaking performances. 

Check below for a summary of events from Sunday's action. 

Boys Sprint Medley Relay Championship

Three teams all crossed the line in 1:32, but it was Team Blaze -- which consisted of Jayden Wilson, Dominick Young, Mike Balkman and Demari Clark -- who slipped past their competitors at the line in 1:32.05. 

WAR Track Club was second in 1:32.38, while Parkview Express was third in 1:32.60.

Girls Sprint Medley Relay Championship

The Carolina Track Hawks made work of the field, winning in 1:45.53. That margin was over two seconds faster than runner-up Stratford, which crossed in 1:47.85. 

Jordyn Creecy anchored Carolina over the final 400 meters in 56.1 seconds.

Boys 400m Hurdles Championship

Rance Springs, a junior from Mount Tabor (NC), connected for a U.S. No. 14 time, clocking a career best time of 52.53 seconds. That was his first effort over the 400mH all-time.

That was just three-hundredths of a second faster than second-place Aaron Jones, who recorded a U.S. No. 16 time. Benick Akeh was third in 53.32.

Girls 400m Hurdles Championship

Marianna Wright, a junior from Monroe Comprehensive, bettered her season-best effort in the long hurdles, winning in 59.40. 

That performance, which was just slightly off her PR of 58.81 last year, kept her locked at U.S. No. 12 for the season.

Boys 4x100 Relay Championship

The Carolina Track Hawks dipped under 41 seconds to take the tape in 40.97 seconds, fending off the Heart of Georgia, which was second in 41.00 seconds and DNA Track Club, which was third in 41.20.

Girls 4x100 Relay Championship

Princeton secured the bag in 46.12 seconds, taking down Track Masterz, who were second in 46.19 and NC Flight Club, which were third in 46.76.

Boys 800m Championship

Keayari Thompson, the quarter-miler from Atlanta Westlake who finished second to Nicholas Spikes on Saturday, doubled back here on Sunday and executed impressively, hitting 1:52.32 on the dial. 

While it won't jump off the page -- it's just inside the top 200 performances nationally -- that's a significant performance for a 400m runner who's building his aerobic capacity. 

Jacob Martin was second in 1:53.82, while Ashton Thomas was third in 1:55.17.

Girls 800m Championship

Megan Puleio chopped off two seconds off her personal best at the distance, winning the championship in 2:09.76. 

The Meadville (PA) athlete ran splits of 63 seconds and 66 seconds. Avery Cahoon was second in 2:10.15, while Meredith Richter was third in 2:10.38.

Boys 200m Championship

Hayfield Secondary's Niles Briggman had himself a weekend. 

The Virginia athlete and reigning VHSL Class 6 champion at 200 meters finished things off on Sunday with a U.S. No. 9 performance in the 200m, clocking a winning time of 20.72 as he held off Florida recruit Nicholas Spikes. 

Briggman also won the 100m final on Saturday.

Spikes, who won the 400m on Saturday, was second in 20.81 seconds. Roman Spikes was third in 21.26.

Girls 200m Championship

Fresh off her 100m title at Brooks PR on Wednesday, Dana Wilson returned to North Carolina over the weekend and set herself up nicely across two races on Sunday. 

Wilson ran 23.15 and 23.12 across two races, earning a championship victory with the latter time, a U.S. No. 6 performance which put her among the top sprinters in the nation to finish the season.

The Greensboro Day School junior Wilson improved markedly from her runner-up finish last year in 24.23.

Maya Love was second in 23.43 while Taylor Gullatte was third in 23.74.

Boys 4x400 Championship

The final event of the weekend. And it was the Carolina Track Hawks who took home the final prize of the night, led by Josh Cooper, Dominic Harper, Anthony Boykin and Tristian Simms-Lassiter. The foursome ran 3:15.78, staving off DNA Track Club, which was second in 3:16.18.

Girls 4x400 Championship

Behind a 56.29 final carry, the Elizabeth Seton girls turned up for a winning time of 3:48.73. The program put four seconds on second-place Fast Lane Track Club, which followed in 3:52.04.

Boys 400m Hurdles National Elite

Rustburg's Alex Dunn staved off Sebastian Marrero by just two hundredths of a second to win in 56.12. Jasaani Becton was third in 56.38.

Girls 400m Hurdles National Elite

India Thorpe netted the victory here with a time of 1:03.80, running past Landon Spencer's 1:04.17 and Shar Ramirez-Castillo's 1:04.33.

Boys 4x100 Relay National Elite

Riverdale Baptist made clean exchanges and had the right stuff over the final leg, winning over Flight 919 by just two-hundredths of a second in 42.07.

Girls 4x100 Relay National Elite

Run U Xpress put together its 'A'-squad and put down a competitive Dudley team in 46.25 seconds. Dudley followed in 46.76, while Track Masterz was third in 46.77.

Boys 800m National Elite

Drew Johnson pounced over the final lap, splitting 57.8 over the final quarter to win in 1:54.70 

The Charlotte native beat out Alexander Medina, who was second in 1:55.04 and Pharaoh Glenn, who was third in 1:55.69.

Girls 800m National Elite

Carbondale's Kate Korty executed to precision in the final, winning in 2:15.92, while Jaayah Jenkins was second in 2:16.04.

Atarah Robinson was third in 2:17.71.

Boys 200m National Elite

Quentin Braithwaite held off Jayden Boyd, as the pair went into the line in 21.19 and 21.28, respectively. Derrick Williams was third in 21.65.

Girls 200m National Elite

Melanie Doggett's final performance at adidas Track Nationals was as dominating as they come. 

The eighth-grader from Georgia clocked a winning time of 23.47, which stacked up as the third-best performance in freshman class history, only behind Tamari Davis' 23.26 from 2017 and Kayla Davis' 23.34 from 2018. 

Davis' performance from six years ago was also a 13-year-old world age group record. On Saturday, Doggett claimed that honor in the 100m. 

On Sunday, she held off Zhoe Holt, the seventh-grader who ran 24.14 and set a 12-year-old world age group record in the 100m. 

Jasmine Davids was third in 24.27.

Boys 4x400 Relay National Elite

Kecoughtan produced the win here in 3:17.83, followed by Purpose Driven NC Elite in 3:20.70 and Fort Campbell ins third in 3:21.77.

Girls 4x400 Relay National Elite

The girls of Mogadore -- featuring Julie Tompkins, Brook McIntyre, Katie Lane and Arie Tompkins -- pocketed the win in a time of 3:59.08. They were the only squad under four minutes in the division.

Boys 200m Freshmen

In a timed final consisting of seven heats, Antonio Clark Jr. ran smoothly on the curve and pushed hard over the final 50 meters to take the win in 22.26 seconds. Bryson Harris was second in 22.59 and Jayden Wilson was third in 22.60.

Girls 200m Freshmen

Yolanda Calhoun won in the 13th and final heat, producing a time of 24.73 seconds. Tamiya Swinson was second in 24.79 and Janay Pegram was third in 24.99.


Boys 800m Freshmen

The freshmen boys were not playing around. Joshua Cooper ran a winning time of 1:54.32, a time was within the top seven performances in the freshman class -- Cooper, however, ran 1:52.99 in May, and sits at No. 3 in history in the class. 

Cooper was a full five seconds faster than Bryce Cook, who was second in 1:59.69.

Girls 800m Freshmen

Governor's Academy's Jillian Bergeron was first in 2:17.88, taking on Jacqueline Bonavilla, who followed in 2:18.93.

Boys 200m Middle School

A middle school boy going 22.1? It went down on Sunday courtesy of Javon Ledgister, who clocked a time of 22.13 to take the field. Jaylin Battle was second in 22.53, while Travarous Bain was third in 22.75.

Girls 200m Middle School

Run U Xpress' Cassidee Fraser was first overall in 24.64, whille Jewel Domingue, the 100m winner from Saturday, was second in 24.80.

Boys 800m Middle School

Fairfax Home Scool's Cole Henson took the tape in 2:05.05, followed by Jahlil Page, who was second in 2:06.81.

Girls 800m Middle School

Elle Dawson punched her ticket toward the finish, winning in 2:17.37. Maddie Ramirez was just six-hundredths of a second off in 2:17.94.

Boys Pole Vault Middle School

Cooper Crowdus scored the win with a mark of 4.14m.

Girls Discus Middle School

Laila Jones capped off her weekend with a win here in 37.70m. 


Boys Triple Jump Championship

Ty'Heak Buie, the Potomac Senior (MD) High School senior, finally got his 50-foot jump. 

Buie landed a winning mark of 15.35m, which converts out to 50 feet, 3 inches. His previous outdoor best was 50-0.75.

Girls High Jump Championship

Audrey Jenkings cleared 1.65 meters to win. The Panthers Elite athlete skipped at 1.70m and then missed all three of her next attempts at 1.75m.

Boys High Jump Championship

Ian Hodge skied high for a winning effort of 2.05 meters, while Gage Voyles was second with a mark of 2.0m. 

Girls Shot Put Championship

Alexandria Jefferson, an athlete from Higher Power Track Club, was the winner here with a throw of 13.39 meters. That heave came on her fifth attempt.

Boys Pole Vault Championship

Naperville South's Nick Pennington skied for a winning height of 4.98m, a mark that also was achieved by Clarke Byram. But Pennington cleared the height on his second attempt, while Byram bettered the bar on his third. Kenneth Byrd, one of the nation's top decathletes, was third with a clearance of 4.88m. 

Girls Discus Championship

Juliana Juras won on attempts, tying with Theresa Breckley with a 42.21 meter mark. The crazy part? 

Both Juras and Breckley hit the mark on their last throws. Juras had less fouls, however, two-to-four.  

Boys Discus Championship

Rickey Robbins, a senior from Monroe Area High School and Georgia's defending Class 3A champion in the discus, upped his career best mark with a throw of 58.79 meters, which netted out to 192 feet, 8 inches.

Gates Hinton, a 200-plus discus thrower from Fuquay-Vinton, North Carolina, was second with a mark of 58.38m.

Boys Decathlon Championship

William Numnum pocketed the victory by just 60 points, winning with a final tally of 6,565 points. Avery Fraley was second with 6,505, while Logan Anderson was third with 6,486.

Boys Long Jump National Elite

Godsfavor Adenuga pocketed the win with a leap of 7.30m.

Girls Long Jump National Elite

Cassidy Hammonds authored a winning mark of 5.65m, which converts out to 18-6.25.

Girls Shot Put National Elite

J'Nia Simpson produced another win on Suday, claiming the shot put in 13.02m. 

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