Devan Christoff set an all time low personal record running a time of 17:43 at Saturday’s Districts meet and PRing by 17 seconds. He placed 13th in the race battling the entire 5k for his position. He stared out the race in 25th place, moved up to 17th place after the first mile, rounded the 2nd mile in 15th place, then held his position for the last mile out sprinting 2 runners to claim his 13th place at the finish.
Devan will be moving on in the qualifying series of races next Saturday at the OHSAA Regional tournament in Boardman. This is the last race before the State race on 11/4/2017, the top 16 individuals to finish at Regionals will move on to State.
Good luck Devan, and congratulations on your qualifying race!