West Texas Star Athletes Set To Compete At State

Angelina Lujan pushes herself at the Region 1-5A Meet in Lubbock, TX.

With the UIL State Meet a few days away, these talented athletes have their eyes set on gold this weekend in Austin, TX. In the Far West city of El Paso, the running scene has been putting the city on the map!

From State Championships to NXN Team/Individual births; why would track be any different as we are now seeing the top athletes' show why they belong in the conversation for being the amongst best in the state. Almost all El Paso state qualifiers are ranked in the top 50 in the state in their respective events.

Let's take a look at their standings and seeding going into the weekend to see their chances of medaling at the UIL State Meet.

State records for all events related to qualifying athletes:

Boys Records:                                                                                                    Girls Records:

400m - 46.95                                                                                                       800m - 2:08.38

800m - 1:50.64                                                                                                   1600 - 4:51.14

1600m - 4:10.14                                                                                                 High Jump - 5-10

3200m - 9:03.86                                                                                                 Shot Put - 47-6

High Jump - 7-0                                                                                                

Triple Jump - 49-7.5                                                                        

Pole Vault - 17-0                                                                                                                              

4A       5A       6A