The grittiest performance of Lexy Halladay’s freshman season came in the Girls’ Dream Mile at the adidas Boost Boston Games on June 2 in Somerville, Mass.
That victory against some of the nation’s top high school mile runners continued to pay dividends Wednesday.
The Mountain View High standout was named to the 2017 MileSplit All-American high school distance first team thanks to her nation-leading mile time of 4 minutes, 41.80 seconds.
“These are the best of the best based on head-to-head racing, times, postseason performances and consistency,” MileSplit said on its website.
Halladay’s mile time is the 27th fastest in U.S. high school history, according to MileSplit.com.
The reigning cross country, 3,200 and 1,600 5A state champion will be a sophomore for the Mavericks this fall.