HP’s Stephens Wins Silver in 800

Congratulations to Highland Park’s Maddy Stephens, right, who took second place in the 800 at the Class 5A state meet in Austin.

Highland Park junior Maddy Stephens won a silver medal in the girls 800 meters at the Class 5A state track and field meet on Friday in Austin.

Stephens finished in a time of 2 minutes, 13 seconds, which was about three seconds behind Marble Falls freshman Bailey Goggans, and almost a full second ahead of Bridgeland’s Eliana Lake in third place.

Also at state, HP freshman Ella Patterson placed sixth in the 400 with a time of 56.78 seconds. Bailey Lear of Frisco Heritage, who also defeated Patterson at the Region II meet, won the event.

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