Thursday, January 16, 2014

Providence Day's Ben Huffman named NC Gatorade runner of the year

Providence Day boys cross-country runner Ben Huffman is the N.C. Gatorade boys cross-country runner of the year.

Huffman, a 6-foot-1 senior, won the N.C. Independent Schools state title with a time of 15 minutes, 24.39 seconds. He led the Chargers to the team state title as well. Also named All-Observer runner of the year, Huffman finished second at the Foot Locker South Regionals and finished 22nd at the national Foot Locker event.

Huffman is a 3.79 GPA student and will attend Harvard in the fall.