Sports Zone

Posted on Wed, Mar. 23, 2005


Nolan star a Jesuit relays front-runner

Star-Telegram Staff Writer

Nolan's Andrew Montes won the 3,200 meters and took silver in the 1,600 in the Class 4A division at the 41st annual Jesuit-Sheaner Relays on Saturday in Dallas.

Montes finished the 3,200 in nine minutes, 46.41 seconds. He timed 4:26.59 in the 1,600, behind the 4:24.74 of Kiley Austin-Young of Blair Academy, N.J.

Montes won the TAPPS Class 6A boys state cross country title last fall, and hopes to continue his success this spring. This was the first time he competed in the Jesuit relays.

"I was lucky enough to get invited this year, so I wanted to go and see what I could do against some of the best runners in the area," Montes said. "I definitely performed the way I wanted to. For this time of the year, I think it was pretty good."

Carroll junior shines

Carroll junior Miranda Walker placed second in the elite girls 1,600 meters at the Jesuit relays, behind Richardson's Jillian Rosen. Walker clocked 5:04.19 -- an impressive time for this point in the high school season -- while Rosen won in 4:59.03.

Walker was second in the 2004 UIL Class 5A state 1,600, and won the state 3,200 title.


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