Commerce’s Paden Bell is off to a great start in her prep career, and was named Runner of the Week after a Fan Vote generated 5,312 votes. Bell’s 1,770 led second place’s Brandon Martin (Commerce), who had 1,554. Dawson’s Luke Hamby also showed well in voting with 1,044.
Freshman Paden Bell is already making a name for herself. If early indications prove anything, it’s that she is a force to be reckoned with for years to come. Bell earns her first Runner of the Week award after placing third overall at the Cookies ‘n Quotes Cross Country Festival.
Her 23:01 time was her third best time this season, as she previously recorded a 22:16 at North Oconee (3rd place) and 22:52 (7th place) at the War Eagle Invitational.
POW Graphic (Framed) – Paden Bell
POW Graphic (Framed) - Paden Bell