Sophomore wins pole vault

W hitehall’s track team received a pair of strong individual performances in limited action last week.

Tyler Sweenor won the pole vault event at the Bemus Invitational held last Thursday at Greenwich High School.

Sweenor cleared the bar at 10 feet, six inches, a foot higher than the runner-up.

He was the only Whitehall athlete to place at the event, which is open to freshmen and sophomores only.

On Saturday, Zach Diekel finished third in the discus at the Queensbury Invitational, recording a throw of 127 feet.

Sweenor also picked up a point for the Whitehall boys track team by finishing in eighth place in the pole vault.
The boy’s team finished 18th out of 20 teams with a total of seven points.

A number of athletes were unable to compete because of prom.

The team will next compete at the Schuylerville Invitational at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 18.

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