Greenville alumna Sandi Morris finished second in the pole vault at USATF Junior Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Morris, a rising sophomore at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, cleared 13 feet, 7.25 inches.
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Morgann LeLeux was first, clearing the same height.
(Photo courtesy of Josh Langley)
Morris' second place finish qualifies the Tar Heel for the Pan American Junior Athletics Championships in Miramar, Fla.
Briana Nelson (Mann/Texas) qualified for the finals of the junior women's 400-meter dash with the fourth fastest time (54.10).
Seneca alumna LaKya Brookins (University of South Carolina) qualified for the finals of the senior women's 100-meter dash with the sixth fastest time (11.14). Brookins finished eighth in the finals (11.16).
Alyssa Kulik (Mauldin/Clemson) finished 19th in the women's senior 3,000-meter steeplechase (10:07.93).
Miller Moss (Wilson Hall/Clemson) finished third in the senior men's decathlon with 7,878 points.
Matt Elliott (Green-Sea Floyds) competed in the men's 1,500-meter senior run preliminaries (3:43.69).
Elliot recently ran a 3:58 mile at the Music City Distance Carnival, winning the race. Elliott attended Presbyterian College and Winthrop University.
Read more about Elliott in his blog.
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