Texas high school star sprinter Matthew Boling of Houston Strake Jesuit ran an official 10.13 in the 100m dash at the Texas state championships on Saturday, breaking Henry Neal’s 29-year-old record of 10.15 seconds...

But he wasn't done. His best came in the final leg of the 4x400m relay when he
erased a three-second lead, giving his team the win with a time of 3:10.56, the best in the nation this year...



(The Spun)
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I heard that his pump up music is Vanilla Ice as well.
Reply15 months
Matthew >> Mondo
Reply15 months
hitler was right about one thing blonde hair and blue eyes
Reply15 months
Wow, that's amazing to watch!
Reply15 months
My kid’s just starting his track career, this dude’s a hero. Boy on the anchor leg of a 4x100. LINK
Reply15 months
yea that sucks for the guy he caught
Reply15 months
A white boy? Damn.
Reply15 months
Going to have to shave about .2 seconds off to be an Olympic gold medal hopeful
Reply15 months
He's only 18.
15 months
That announcer is a microcosm of what sports reporting and color commentary have become. Feel bad for the kid and his family that was in the lead to have to listen to that. Just terrible.
Reply15 months
Had to mute because of that stupid announcer!
Reply15 months
Was that Gus Johnson making that call?
Reply15 months
Matthew, son you are single handily putting the stereotypes to rest
Reply15 months
Poor kid with the lead. He had 99% of the stadium against him and had to listen to the announcer.
Reply15 months
The announcer was extremely unprofessional in that race. He should be put out to pasture. To make the entire final leg all about the one kid is disrespectful to the other athletes who are trying just as hard as the the Jesuit (just obviously not as talented). But 100% effort is 100% effort regardless how much talent someone has, and to dismiss everything every other one of those athletes is doing is a shame. I am all for the announcer getting the crowd hyped, but make it about the race, not one kid and the last time we may ever get to see him run... until he goes to college and runs again.
15 months
He ran a 9.98 100 meter earlier in the year but I believe it was wind aided. The kid is extremely talented.
Reply15 months
Yes he did and it was fast. Going to Georgia.
15 months
He also ran a wind legal 10.13 100M, which set the official HS record.
15 months
Thats not the 400m relay, you clown. Its the 1600m relay ir the 4 x 400m relay.
Reply15 months
That boy has some wheels!
Reply15 months
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