East High School's Matt Stowell placed second in the 400-meter dash at last weekend's Youth Nationals track and field meet in Spokane.
Stowell, who will attend Utah State this fall, was timed in 48.40 to finish behind only Derrick Sheppard (47.5) of San Francisco. Stowell's younger brother, David, was fourth in 49.2.The meet included some of the country's top high school track athletes.
Mandy Pixton of Box Elder High School placed third in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 10:59.
Stowell, along with a number of other Utahns, will compete in the Junior Olympic regional meet this weekend in Denver.