VOTE: North Carolina XC Boys Sophomore of the Year

Jack Anstrom - Seaforth

Anstrom captured the NCHSAA 2A State Championship, on top of a NCHSAA 2A Mideast Regional and Mid-Carolina Conference Championship. His 15:34.70 from adidas XC is NC No. 18 overall on the season (sophomore class No. 1).

Tate Shore - Reagan

Shore placed 12th at the NCHSAA 4A State Championship. He was 3rd at both Central Piedmont Conference and NCHSAA 4A Midwest Regional Championships. He has a personal best of 15:46.70 (NC Sophomore No. 2).

Connor Tyrrell - Riverside

Tyrrell broke 16:00 at adidas XC, after clocking 15:57.50. He was 7th at DAC VII Conference, 11th at NCHSAA 4A Midwest, and 18th at the NCHSAA State Championships. He is NC Sophomore No. 3 on the season. 

Albert Turner - East Chapel Hill

One of four sophomores in NC to break 16:00, turner did so at the NCHSAA 4A Mideast Regional, where he placed 10th. His time of 15:57.58 is NC Sophomore No. 4 on the season. He also placed 3rd at the DAC VII Conference Championship.

Will Bradbury - Watauga

Bradbury took 3rd at the NCHSAA 4A West Regional in personal best fashion, 16:02.82. He also won the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference Championship. He placed 29th at the state championship.

David Firestone - Marvin Ridge

Firestone ran a personal best of 16:11.90 to take 7th at the Union County Championship before going on to place 3rd at the Southern Carolina Conference Championship. He was 8th at the NCHSAA 4A Midwest Regional and 32nd at the NCHSAA 4A State Championship.

Blake Nicholson - Christ The King

The runner-up at the NCHSAA 1A State Championship, Nicholson had a personal best of 16:22.10 from the Catawba Shore Conference Championship, in which he was victorious. He also placed 3rd at the NCHSAA 1A West Regional. 


VOTE: North Carolina Boys Sophomore of the Year