BURBANK HIGH — Although he has yet to began his freshman track and field season at Burbank High, Isaiah Amos has already taken part in a big race.
Saturday, the freshman took part in the Run for the Dream Indoor Track and Field Invitational, held at the Save Mart Center in Fresno. Amos took part in the boys' 600-yard competition.
Amos won his heat in 1 minute 18.18 seconds and finished with the ninth-fastest time overall out of 30 competitors.
In his race, the freshman sat back in second place, about five meters off the leader, for the first two laps of the three and three-quarters lap race. When he sensed the leader's pace was slackening, he made a strong move and assumed the lead. He stretched his head out over the final lap to win by a relatively easy 1.6 seconds.