Morton Ranch High School senior Elijah Hall-Thompson competed in the UIL Track and Field State Meet in Austin. With this time, he became number one among high school athletes in the nation in the 200 meters. He has been invited to compete in the Adidas Dream 100 in New York in two weeks. Only the top athletes get an invite. He ran his personal best in both events.
He represented the school well by winning two gold medals, competing in the conference 5A 100 meter and 200 meter dash. He blazed the track with a time of 10.26 in the 100 meter dash edging out Kyle Fulks of Katy to win first place. He ran away from the competition in the 200 meter dash winning first place with a time of 20.6.
Videos of the race can be found at the following link: http://www.flotrack.org/coverage/250693-UIL-Texas-State-Championship-Track-and-Field-Meet-2013
For more information, contact William Gulley at MRHS.