Likins races to victory in 800, 1600 at Region II-5A meet

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Texas High's Owen Likins stands next to legendary sprinter Carl Lewis at a meet earlier this year.


ARLINGTON, Texas – Texas High junior Owen Likins is on pace to be Texas High’s best distance runner ever.

Likins won both the 800 and 1600 meter races Saturday at the Region II-5A Track & Field Championships.

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Likins’ times among state best

Likins knocked two seconds off his best time in the 800 when he raced to gold in 1:53. Later he cruised to victory in the 1600 with a time of 4:21. He has a career-best of 4:15 in the 1600.

The state meet will be in two weeks at Austin.

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