So much that the announcer, whether oblivious or in denial, never once recognized Frazier as the actual winner. Instead, as you can see from the video below, he's dead-set on Erin Finn having broken the national record.
Wesley Frazier of Raleigh won the 5,000 meters high school national championship Thursday while running the fastest time ever by an American high school sophomore girl.
On Saturday, four area runners placed in the top 10 at the National Footlocker South Regional Cross Country meet in Charlotte, which qualifies them for the National Footlocker Cross Country Meet in San Diego on Dec. 11.
Wesley Frazier, who won the state 3-A independent school championship in 2009 as a freshman at Ravenscroft, doesn't plan to compete for school this fall.
Ravenscroft's Wesley Frazier was one of the top high school freshmen cross country runners in the country in 2009. Her younger sister Ryan is an eighth grader and is expected to be on the Ravens varsity squad.
Some of the top high school track and field athletes in the country
are expected to compete Saturday in the Bojangle's Apex Lions Relays at
Apex High School.
Wesley Frazier of Ravenscroft and Jake Hursyz
of Eastern Alamance are among the top girls and boys distance runners
in the country.
Wesley Frazier wins N.C. girls cross country Gatorade Award.
Wesley Frazier posts a 17:04 at the Seahawk Invitational