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UIL Texas State Meet

Fri.-Sat., June 5-6, 2009 - Myers Stadium, U. of Texas, Austin TX
DyeStat onsite with SteveU and Bert Richardson
Saturday: Rowlett boys repeat; relays power Skyline girls
Marquise Goodwin in on 56 pts., incl. 26-footers in LJ; Skyline scores 56 in relays;
Bonnie Richardson solos 1A girls title again; mixed results for The Woodlands distance stars

At left, Goodwin leaps toward 26 feet.  At right, Tiffany Hines finishes off Skyline 4x1.  Photos by Bert Richardson

Saturday Highlights
  • With his first attempt in the boys 5A long jump, Rowlett sr Marquise Goodwin hit legal 26-01.25 (+1.8w), #8 all-time
  • In the 3A girls pole vault, Whitney soph Wren Bonner smashed her PR by 6 inches for a class meet record 13-00
  • In the 5A boys 3200, Cedar Park sr Parker Stinson (8:54.70) ran smart and had the best kick in the last 80 meters to top state leader Reed Connor (8:55.25), who had not lost a race over a mile since October, and Strake Jesuit's James Webb (8:55.39).
  • The Woodlands jr Sarah Andrews paced a 10:26.42 3200, just missing the state meet record, but keeping herself reasonably fresh for the 1600 later.  Southlake Carroll sr Tara Upshaw closed her career with a PR 10:37.85 for 2nd
  • more to come

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