He's qualified because: Running in the shadows of teammates Heath Reedy and 2010 Bee Runner of the Year C.J. Albertson in recent seasons, he nonetheless has been a key link in Bears' dominance.
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Barnard placed second in the Central Section Division I race in 15:31 and his 10th-place time of 15:13 in the CIF State D-I race was No. 2 in the section for the season.
He said it: "What he did and what he became was truly amazing. He sacrificed a lot of things in mileage and at home to become a great runner. Those are the guys you live for as a coach. He was very, very loyal and someone you could count on." – Bears coach Brian Weaver