2023 - 2024 MARYLAND
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
JAMES
PARTLOW
RUNNER
GOVERNOR THOMAS JOHNSON HS
FREDERICK, MARYLAND
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 6-FOOT-0
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
1ST - 15:39.28
CLASS 4A STATE MEET
4TH
NIKE CROSS SOUTHEAST REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
16TH
NIKE CROSS NATIONALS
“James Partlow is the best male runner that I’ve ever seen. James has consistently demonstrated unparalleled commitment and dedication to the sport of cross country. He possesses an innate ability to push boundaries, both physically and mentally, and consistently delivered remarkable performances throughout the season.”
Frank Strakonsky
Head Coach - head coach of Frederick High

Athletic Excellence


The 6-foot, 135-pound senior won the Class 4A state meet this past season with a time of 15:39.28, breaking the tape 5.67 seconds ahead of his next-closest competitor. Partlow took fourth at the Nike Cross Southeast Regional Championships and capped his season by crossing the line in 16th at the Nike Cross Nationals to earn Third Team All-American honors.

Academic Achievement


Partlow has maintained a weighted 4.67 GPA in the classroom. He remains undecided upon a collegiate destination.

Exemplary Character


A member of the Junior Naval ROTC Academy at his school, Partlow is the executive leader of his local chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He has volunteered locally as part of multiple community service initiatives through the Johnson High National Honor Society.