Seventy of the top cross country runners in Michigan, including Layla Martini, were drafted by 5 different sports companies for the Elite Team race of the Michigan Meet of Champions today. Earlier in the week Layla was drafted by Gazelle Sports and was one of fourteen team members that competed at Freeland High School today wearing one of their jerseys. Layla capped off her senior year with a time of 19:39 in this prestigious race.
Kierra Flegel competed two races later in the Elite Tier 2 race. She ran strong and finished in her lifetime best, 21:14! Earlier in the day, Sam Martini competed in the Elite Tier 2 boys race and finished in 18:02. Both runners had to time qualify for their races. Congratulations Eagle runners!