Santa Margarita's Kaitlyn Merritt won the girls pole vault competition at the Arcadia Invitational again this past weekend.
Merritt cleared 13 feet, six inches after setting a county and meet record at Arcadia last season.
Although Merritt won the event, which is an accomplishment in itself, she narrowly fell short of clearing 14-1.25 after clearing 13-6.
In an intrasquad meet on Wednesday, Merritt finally got over her personal hurdle of 14 feet.
The mark, after measurement, turned out to be 14.75.>>>>>> Read the rest of this entry »