St. James’ Abbott wins 400 at Rockhurst Relays
Bay Abbott has been one of the area’s top 400-meter sprinters for most of his high school career, but the St. James Academy senior picked up one of his biggest victories yet when he won his signature race on Tuesday at the Rockhurst Relays.
Abbott placed first in 49.78 seconds, just ahead of runner-up Zach Gray of Lee’s Summit (Mo.) West who clocked a 49.96.
Abbott’s race highlighted the day for St. James as the Thunder added a fourth-place finish in the four-mile relay and sixth in the 800-meter relay.
Alex Brisson added a fourth-place finish in the 300 hurdles in 42.28 and Austin Krause was eighth in the 800 in 2:11.79.