Day One Friday Morning Recap

4A Boys


Photos of UIL State Track Championships


Angel Banda and Will Antkowiak really took the race out coming through the first 1600m at 4:31 with defending champion Nathan Christianson coming through in 3rd place in 4:36.  Angel really made the race as he kept pushing the pace. Angel's best coming in was 9:36. Nathan Christianson made a move at 600 to go taking over 2nd place and right on the heels of Antowiak. Antkowiak really pushed hard with 400 to go and running a 61. His time of 9:07.60 is a new 4A state record beating Logan Sherman's 9:08.14 set in 2004. Angel held on for 2nd running a 19 second personal best in 9:17.13. Both Antokowiak and Banda are Juniors and will be back in 2011.


Event 402  Boys 3200 Meter Run 4A
    National: ! 8:34.23  2008        German Fernandez, Riverbank, CA         
       State: + 8:52.34  1987        Eric Henry, Conroe McCullough           
     Conf 4A: * 9:08.14  2004        Logan Sherman, Richardson Pearce        
    Name                    Year School                  Finals  Points      
  1 Will Antkowiak               Brenham                9:07.60*  10         
  2 Angel Banda                  LJ Juarez-Lincln       9:17.13    8         
  3 Nathan Christianson          Boerne Champion        9:18.97    6         
  4 Tyler Chappell               Cleburne               9:19.32    4         
  5 David Mogi                   Amarillo Palo Duro     9:30.35    2         
  6 Brandon Swindler             Friendswood            9:33.45    1         
  7 Brady Turnbull               Frisco Liberty         9:38.29              
  8 Isaac Spencer                EL Paso Austin         9:50.93              


 4A Boys Race by Flotrack


 Interview with Will Antkowiak