Chris Riley Goes 4:10, Isabel Conde De Frankenberg Goes 2:10

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Thursdays right before spring break has become one heck of a day to have a track and field meet. Yesterday's Vandegrift Viper Relays proved that with two athletes and two races alone.

Isabel Conde De Frankenberg of Cedar Park is fresh off last weekend's races where she ran 4:53.52 in the 1,600m and 10:42.64 in the 3,200m, which are TX No. 2 and No. 1 ranked times respectively. This weekend, she ran in two completely different races and turned in some more very impressive performances, especially in the 800m.

She ran 2:10.97 in the 800m, which is now Texas top time of the season, she then headed back to the track a little while afterwards to run a PR of 57.11 in the 400m. In her freshman year, last season, Frankenberg qualified for the UIL 5A state meet in both the 800m and the 3,200m. She has proved how versatile she is with four top times in the state in as many races.

Another state meet qualifier from last season with a big night was Chris Riley of Austin McCallum as he dropped a 4:10.01 PR in the 1,600m. He entered with a 4:15.11 in the event when he won the Region 3-5A Meet. Last night, he blew that out of the water with his new personal best time; It was also the second fastest time run in the state for 1,600m since 2019.

Perhaps, last week was a sign of how much fitness and turnover Riley currently has when he ran a 1:55.20 in the 800 and 9:19.10 at the St Andrews Invitational. He now ranks No. 1 in Texas in the 1,600, No. 5 in the 800m, and No. 9 in the 3,200m.