Anderson 5:01, Eaton 4:17 Win Kentucky Dream Mile


Jeter/Curtis Kentucky Dream Mile


The 1st Annual Kentucky Dream Mile was held tonight at St. Xavier High School in Louisville.  The night consisted of a boys and girls elite mile only.  With an 8 O’clock start time, the temperature was still hovering around 80 degrees.  The temperature was not as much concern as the possibly of rain and the strong winds.  The rain held off but the wind was moving especially on the backstretch.

Walking into the stadium at St. Xavier the news was floating around that 2009 Indoor All-American and Class AAA State Champion Emma Brink was not going to run as a precautionary measure.  The show had to go on though with Elizabeth Anderson of duPont Manual becoming the favorite.  Running with the advantage of having a rabbit till the halfway point, Anderson coasted to the win by nine seconds.  She crossed in a new personal best time of 5:01 for the full mile.  Caterina Karas of Shelby County came in second with a 5:10.

The boy’s mile was loaded with all the top Kentucky runners.  Two-time defending Class AAA State Champion Ryan Eaton was the obvious favorite.  Eaton ran past the rabbit at the 600m mark and never looked back.  He crossed the line with a time of 4:16 to win.  Andrew Stewart of North Hardin passed Robbie Scharold of Campbell County at the line to finish runner-up with a 4:18.


Girls Results

1) Elizabeth Anderson, duPont Manual, 5:01

2) Caterina Karas, Shelby County, 5:10

3) Ashley El Rady, Assumption, 5:16

4) Kayla Hill, duPont Manual, 5:21


Boys Results

1) Ryan Eaton, Greenwood, 4:16

2) Andrew Stewart, North Hardin, 4:18

3) Robbie Scharold, Campbell County 4:18

4) Jake Wildenmann, Trinity, 4:19

5) Adam Kahleifeh, Bardstown, 4:20

6) Jacob Thomson, Holy Cross, 4:20

7) Justin House, Apollo, 4:23

8) James Maglasang, St. Mary, 4:23



Interview with Liz Anderson, Girls Winner


Interview with Ryan Eaton, Boys Winner 


Interview with Andrew Stewart


Interview with Meet Directors Chuck Medley and Dave Carter



A more detailed breakdown of the race will be up tomorrow.