Ella Rankin is the MAIS 6A Cross Country State Champion!
Hartfield eighth-grader Ella Rankin made history this year by securing the State Champion title in this year's MAIS AAAAAA Cross Country State Championship. Ending an impressive finish to an impressive season, this athlete certainly represents the best and brightest of what Hartfield Athletics has to offer.
Last year, Ella secured the MAIS AAAA title, and this year she continues to bring home the gold! Ella always works hard in practice with her efforts paying off as she maintained a remarkable season-long performance. She continues to impress as her times have been against top-level Varsity athletes.
Ella saved her best race of the season for the final event, the MAIS Overall Meet on October 25th. Ella finished first out of 53 runners and was crowned the MAIS AAAAAA State Champion. During this race, she set a PR time of 19:33:02.
Hartfield Academy is fully accredited by both the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), the MidSouth Association of Independent Schools (MAIS), the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and the Southern Association of independent Schools (SAIS).