The American Family Insurance ALL-USA Preseason Boys Track and Field team was selected by Fred Baer, the founder of Track and Field Writers of America, and Jack Shepard, the high school editor for Track & Field News.
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Here are the four athletes selected in the hurdles (110, 300, 400 meters). Returning ALL-USA selections are denoted with asterisks.
School: Canyon (Texas)
Events, times: 110 meters, 13.71; 300 meters, 36.10; 400 hurdles, 50.10
School: Grassfield (Chesapeake, Va.)
Events, times: 110 meters, 13.75; 300 meters, 36.71; long jump (indoor) , 25-11 ½ (2016)
School: Hampton (Ga.)
Event, time: 110 meters, 13.68
School: Northeast (Oakland Park, Fla.)
Event, time: 110 meters, 13.64
NEED TO KNOW
Holloway, the national indoor hurdles record breaker this year, was the national long jump leader last season and high jumped 7-1 as a sophomore. Thomas set the national freshman record two years ago in 14.05. He posted a time of 13.64 last year, one tenth from the sophomore class record, and then ran a wind-aided 13.62 at the Brooks PR Invitational.