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Burcham runs third in Louisville

May. 01, 2013 @ 12:23 AM

HUNTINGTON -- Cabell Midland's Jacob Burcham finished third in the mile run Saturday at the Eastern Relays at the University of Louisville's Cardinal Park.

Brock Baker from Oakland, Tenn., ran a personal-best 4:06.77 to win the race. Jacob Thomson of Holy Cross was second in a personal-best 4:06.98 and Burcham third in 4:08.85.

Thomson is the reigning Kentucky Class A state champion in the 800, 1600 and 3200. He has signed with N.C. State.

Baker, like Burcham, will run for the University of Oklahoma next season.

Cabell Midland will be in action Friday in the Mountain State Athletic Conference meet at Laidley Field in Charleston.

The Class AAA Region IV meet will be held May 10 at Hurricane High School. The West Virginia High School Meet will be contested May 17-18 at Laidley Field. Burcham is reigning Class AAA champion in the 800, 1600 and 3200.