Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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Fairfield Prep's Drew Thompson Finishes 8th in Foot Locker National Boys Cross Country Championship

Fairfield Prep senior Drew Thompson finished in eight place at the Foot Locker Cross Country National Championships on Dec. 9 at Balboa Park in San Diego.

Thompson finished the three-mile race in 15:43.7. He was the only male runner from the state participating. The champion was Dylan Jacobs of Illinois in 15:19.7.

Last year, Thompson finished 35th on the same course in 15:52.2.

Thompson won the SCC, Class LL, State Open and New England championship meets this season.  He is a three-time SCC champion - the only runner in league history to achieve the feat.