Kitchen Qualifies For State Championships In Pole Vault

Kitchen Qualifies For State Championships In Pole Vault

By: Chris Manning  |  May 20, 2024  /  Photo: Chris Manning

Kendall Kitchen earned a state berth in the pole vault, jumping a state qualifying height of 10-feet, 6-inches to take third at the second day of the District IV Track and Field Championships.

"It feels great, it's been a goal of mine all year," said Kitchen. "It just feels great to finally do it."

Daveian Crowley just missed states in three events on Saturday, taking third in the 100 at 12.78, .08 away from state time.

She was fifth in the 400 in 1:00.91 running in lane eighth, then took seventh in the 200 in 26.65.

Kitchen was 16th in the 200 in 27.76, while Alexis McRoberts took 13th in the shot put at 31-feet 1/4-inches.

The 4x100 relay was 14th in 54.25, while the 4x400 relay was 19th in 4:34.58.

For the boys Lawrence Halbfoerster took seventh in the 3200 in 9:58.50, and 14th in the 1600 in 4:44.68.