Frankfort High School junior Colton Crum set a new personal, school and sectional record when he cleared 17 feet, 1 inch Friday in the pole vault competition at the West Lafayette boys’ track and field sectional.
Crum joins four other Clinton County athletes — FHS junior Noah Dubree (pole vault), Clinton Central senior Keenan Orr (high jump), Clinton Central senior Bradley Mosbaugh (pole vault) and Clinton Prairie junior Owen Lloyd (110 hurdles and high jump) — who will compete at the regional meet set for Thursday at Lafayette Jefferson High School.
Dubree took second in the pole vault after clearing 12-6, while Mosbaugh took third by clearing 12 feet.
Orr won the high jump championship by clearing 6 feet on fewer attempts than Lloyd, who also won the 110-meter hurdles in a time of 15.16 seconds.
In the long jump, FHS senior Nick Tatum just missed qualifying for the regional with a fourth-place finish at 20 feet, 40.5 inches Clinton Central’s Axle Brandenburg took fourth in the shot put with a toss of 45-6 and he was fifth in the discus at 138-2.
Frankfort’s 4×100 relay team of Tanner Abbott, Tatum, Kenan Horlacher and Damian Martinez placed fifth in a time of 46.83, and the 4×400 relay team of Manual Garcia, Kahner Huffer, Juan Mendoza and Edgar Garcia-Hernandez finished eighth in a time of 3:50.56.
Orr finished fourth in the 200 with a time of 23.96 and Lloyd took fourth in the 300 hurdles in 43.48.