Col. City track falls to Huntington
Carlee Hearld came within centimeters of breaking Columbia City High Schoolâ€™s high jump record Thursday night, attempting a leap of 5 feet, 7.5 inches to beat the current 5-07 record, set by Ashley Rhoades approximately five years ago. Many fans and coaches watched the attempt, including Columbia City Head Coach Bob Fahl. Pictured is Hearldâ€™s first attempt at 5 feet, 7.5 inches. Post & Mail photos / Nicole Ott
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls track team hosted, and fell, to Huntington North Thursday night.
The Lady Eagles dropped the meet 89-43, but Columbia City Head Coach Bob Fahl said there were several high-points on the night.
Carlee Hearld jumped a personal record, 5 feet, 6 inches, then went for the school record.
The current record, set by Indiana University graduate Ashley Rhoades approximately five years ago, is 5 feet, 7 inches.
Hearld attempted a leap of 5-7.5, but wasnâ€™t able to clear the bar.
Several other tracksters had personal records Thursday.
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