Chiefs' Clayton signs with Bowling Green (Audio included)
2/15/2017 8:52:15 AM
By Bill Tipple
Bellefontaine cross country standout Justin Clayton is ready to run at the collegiate level.
The state qualifier signed a letter of intent with Bowling Green State University Tuesday afternoon.
(Pictured: Justin Clayton is flanked by his parents, Ann Marie and Scott, as he signs his letter of intent with Bowling Green in the Bellefontaine High School library. His sister, Whitney, and Bellefontaine coach Ben Davis are behind them.)
Clayton said he chose the Division I school because of his interaction with the coach and runners.
Justin is undecided on his major.
He has a 3.2 grade point average.
Clayton was named CBC Male Runner of the Year last fall.
He earned 1st team all-league honors as a junior.
He also considered Ohio Northern and Ohio University.
Justin is a track standout at BHS, too.
Listen to Clayton recap his decision and more.
Hear longtime BHS head coach Ben Davis reflect on the signing and discuss Clayton's upside in college.