That time was not a national record because it was aided by wind measuring 4.2 meters per second. The legal limit for wind in track and field is plus-2.0 meters per second.
Perhaps Boling’s most impressive accomplishment at this weekend’s state track meet was as the anchor of the 4×400 relay. Boling walked down his opponent (see video below) to lead his team to a state championship in that event.
Boling also won the state title in the long jump.