Arizona Boys Hurdler Of The Year
James Smith Jr. - Westwood H.S., '18
Smith the younger, ran Sub-37 for the 300m Hurdles 4 times this season. He also went undefeated in the intermediates during the regular season picking up victories at Chandler Rotary, Arcadia, and finally State. At the Great Southwest Classic, clocked an AZ #3 All-Time performance of 36.40 in the 300m Hurdles which is ranked 4th in the country this year. Two weeks later, he competed at New Balance Nationals where he clocked 51.45 in Boys' Championship 400m Hurdles to secure 2nd place and break his own State Record.