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Boys Varsity Cross Country · Student-Athlete Spotlight

Student-Athlete Spotlight returns. Today we spotlight Senior, Brandon Pries, a co-captain for our Lapeer County Champion boys’ varsity cross-country team.

NameBrandon Pries



ParentsScott and Collette Pries

Current SportCross-Country

Other Sports: Track

Week in Review:

Brandon helped the boy’s cross-country team to a first place finish at the Old Skool Classic at Wolcott Mills this past Saturday. Brandon also ran his career best time of 18:29.7 helping the boy’s team in winning the Lapeer County Championship.

Favorite ClassChemistry

Favorite Song & Artist: Runaway Baby by Bruno Mars

Favorite ColorBlack

Favorite FoodPasta

Favorite TeamDetroit Tigers

Most Respected or Toughest Opponent: Croswell-Lexington

Greatest Influence in your life and why?

My father for teaching me to be inspired by music and for making me want to be better at everything I do.

Why do you enjoy participating in athletics?

It is a great way to bond with other people, make new friends, and learn to work as a part of a team.

Goals for the Rest of the SeasonRun under 18:00 and be on the school record board.

After high school I plan too…

Study astrophysics and eventually earn a doctorate, but I am undecided on which university I would like to attend.

What do you attribute to your success in the classroom and in athletics?

I think it is my determination to learn and improve that makes me successful.