There are just a few days until we will have the first meet results of the season rolling in from around the state. We are going to take a look today at some of the top girls hurdlers likely to be in those meets.
Kiara Strayhorn (Capital City) is the top returning 100m hurdler to start 2021, owning a PR of 13.78 (wind aided) from the Great Southwest Classic in 2019. She is followed by Akilah Heffner (Trinity Catholic) at 14.54, Sydney Juszczyk (Trinity Catholic) at 14.72, Carrie Rainey (Excelsior Springs) at 14.87, and Alexis Bellamy (MICDS) at 14.89.
Nyla Adams (Ritenour) is the top returning 300m hurdler this year with a season best from 2019 of 44.06. She is followed closely by Amani Jones (Francis Howell North) at 44.13, then Akirah Venerable (Lee's Summit West) at 44.51, Chelby Melvin (STEAM) at 44.83, and Amyah Davis (Winnetonka) at 44.98.