Boswell Junior, Jalen Seals traveled to the University of Texas in Austin, TX to compete in the 5A State Track and Field Championships on May 12-13 in the Long Jump and Triple Jump. There were 54 boys track teams, including Boswell, represented at the championship meet.
Thursday, May 12th Jalen took Silver in the Triple Jump with a jump of, 47 feet and 11.25 inches. After falling just short of a Gold medal, Seals gave everything he had to Friday's competition for Long Jump. With a whopping, 24 feet and 11.5 inch Long Jump, Jalen won the Gold medal he came for! In addition, he broke his own school record at Boswell of, 24 feet 6 inches raising the bar for himself next year. Seals' Gold medal winning jump was the best Long Jump in the State for all divisions, and the 5th best Long Jump in the Nation for all high school divisions!
Congratulations on a fantastic season Jalen!
See Jalen's interview with Texa Mile Split here: