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MLK Track Classic

12th grader Ben Daily and 8th grader Gabrielle Griner were back in action at last Monday’s “Martin Luther King Indoor Track Classic” at the Birmingham Crossplex.2013 MLK Track Classic

With over 50 teams from Alabama & Mississippi entered it was quite a competitive field. Gabrielle tied her indoor season best with a jump of 8′. This tied her for  11th in a field of 22 high school vaulters.

Gabrielle's 3rd try at 8'6"

Gabrielle’s 3rd try at 8’6″

Ben was busy again, entering the Polevault, High Jump and 60m Hurdles.
In the Hurdles he clocked a 9.68, tieing his season best.
With a jump of 11 feet, Ben tied his PR for the indoor polevault. He tied for 11th in the field of 32!
In the High Jump Ben placed just outside the medals with a 4th place jump of 5’6″. This is a new Indoor PR for Ben and a Sparkman Indoor record for that event.

Ben @ 5'4"

Ben @ 5’4″

Ben@ 5'4"

Ben@ 5’4″

Ben@ 5'4"

Ben@ 5’4″

Good job guys !