Thompson’s Jace Jones breaks 7A State Record in 3200 meter run

Thompson’s Jace Jones breaks 7A State Record in 3200 meter run
Thompson distance runner and Alabama signee Jace Jones broke the 7A state record with a time of 9:22.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - There’s a new AHSAA record holder in the 3200-meter run.

Thompson distance runner and Alabama signee Jace Jones broke the 7A state record with a time of 9:22. Jones broke the previous record (9:24) by two seconds.

Thompson breaks 7A state record

“It felt really good. This is my first state championship and I’m really happy about it. I went into the race and I didn’t want to take the lead early so I let Walker do a lot of the work early and it just came down to a finishing kick and I had a little left in the tank,” Jones said.

The AHSAA State Indoor Track Championships began Friday morning at the Birmingham Crossplex. The 3200-meter run was the first event of the day.

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