In the 1600m, Turner battled it out with Wharton standout, Nehemiah Rivers. Rivers took the win in a time of 4:19.64 with Turner following close behind in 4:20.37.
Turner followed up his new PR with a fifth place 800m personal record in 2:03.14.
|BOYS 800 METER RUN FINALS||ALL RESULTS|
|1||Dominic Acosta||11||Newsome HS||2:00.17||1|
|2||Ernesto Velasquez||12||Chamberlain HS||2:00.70||1|
|3||Reed Legg||11||Citrus Park Christian School||2:00.92||1|
|4||Darius Rainey||9||Hillsborough HS||2:02.20||1|
|5||Jake Turner||11||Armwood HS||2:03.14||1|
|6||Anthony Dimarco||11||Wiregrass Ranch HS||2:03.44||1|
|7||Daniel Barron||11||Newsome HS||2:04.46||1|
|8||Nehemiah Rivers||12||Wharton HS||2:05.68|
After a strong showing on Saturday, Turner ended his personal record weekend with a consecutive Gasparilla 8k win on Sunday in a time of 27:06.
Turner told the Tampa Times that this was a tempo effort for him and that he has goals to run a sub 4:10 1600m and sub nine-minute 3200m before graduating in 2020.