|High School:||Onalaska HS '13|
High School: Bottoms won the state individual title at the WIAA B State Cross Country Championships, covering the 5,000-meter course in 15:48.3. He had two other top-10 finishes at the WIAA 1A State meet, including a fourth-place finish in 2011 and a seventh-place finish in 2010. In track, Bottoms won state titles in three events as a senior at the WIAA 2B State Championships including the 800 (1:56.64), 1,600 (4:13.24 PB) and 3,200 (9:30.51). He also won the 3,200 at the 1A state meet in 2012, running a time of 9:29.57. His other best times in track came in the 800 (1:56) and 3,200 (9:20).