Glenwood's Henry Barth was No. 5 as a freshmen, and No. 2 as a senior.
How did this year's top seniors run as freshmen?
Let's take a look back to the days when they weren't battling for the top spots int he state, but the days where they were battling to make the varsity squad.
Below is a list of runners who competed at State their freshmen and senior seasons.
Dakota Ridge's Austin Vancil wasn't the fastest freshmen, but he was the fastest senior. Vancil ran 18:27 at State as a freshmen. He enjoyed a nice curve - 2:45 in fact - running 15:42 for the fastest time as a senior.
Seth Bruxvoort was another runner with nearly a massive jump. He ran 19:06 as a freshman, and 16:09 as a senior for a 2:57 improvement.
Of this short list of runners who competed at State their freshmen and senior seasons, Kyle Piper had the biggest curve, running 3:14 faster than his freshmen performance. The Centaurus senior ran 19:56 as a freshman, and 16:42 as a senior.
One interesting stat: Every senior who competed at State as a freshmen improved their senior year.