Chile Pepper Boys Preview

The Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival is now one of the premier running events in America. In 2017, the Chile Pepper hosted approximately 6500 runners and over 6000 spectators. Each year, top high school athletes from the midwest and the south descend on Fayetteville, Ar. looking for fast times on this fairly flat course. The course is known for producing many PR's.

This years high school boys race is setting up to have handfull of boys pushing each other towards the breaking the 15:00 minute mark. Camren Fischer from Fayetteville HS, Carter Cheeseman of Fort Worth Christian, Logan Mitchell and Trevor Chapman from Keller HS, and Haftu Knight from Tyler Lee HS all have the ability to break 15 on this course. Hopefully they will all push each other to a great race!

Here's what we know and who will be here as of 9/16:

National ranked: MileSplit 50
#11 Boys Carter Cheeseman Fort Worth Christian
#16 Boys  Camren Fischer Fayetteville High
AR MileSplit Boys Individual Rankings:
#2 Lucas Pabst Bentonville High  16:08
#3 Jack Williams Fayetteville High 16:09
#5 Coleman Wilson Bentonville High 16:17
AR 6A Team Rankings:
#1 Bentonville High School
#2 Fayetteville high School
#3 Har-Ber high School
TX MileSplit Boys individual ranked by time:
#1 Logan Mitchell Keller High 15:03
#4 Trevor Champman Keller High 15:11
#7 Haftu Knight Tyler Lee High  15:17
TX MileSplit Team Rankings:
#1 6A Keller High School
#9 6A Team the Woodlands
OK MileSplit Boys Individual ranked by time
#1 Steven Clark Deer Creek  15:36
#2 Blake Cope Piedmont High School 15:48
#5 Jack Reed Deer Creek  15:54
#6 Gilbert Velezramirez  Deer Creek 15:54
#7 Paul Welch Piedmont High School 15:57
#8 Jadon Barker Piedmont High School 16:05
#10 AJ Antonelli  Deer Creek 16:06

OK MileSplit Team Rankings:
#1 OK Team Deer Creek high School
#2 Piedmont High School
MO MileSplit Boys ranked individual by time:
#4 Dillon Grover Blue Springs South HS  15:54

MO Team rankings:
#2 Class 4 Team- Kirkwood High School
KS MileSplit Boys Individual ranked by time
#8 Jackson Caldwell Olathe North High School 16:09

KS Team rankings:
#1 6A Team Olathe North High School

Special thanks to Tim Fischer in helping put this together!