Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

State Records Dusted in Pole Vault.(Final)

Byline: Cary L. Tyler For the Journal


Tucumcari, House Moving Out Front

Despite hot, windy and dusty conditions at the University of New Mexico track stadium, three records were set Friday in the Class 1A and 2A girls track-and-field championships.

Two of the records were established in the pole vault. Magdalena's Kelly Armstrong upset House's Haily Lee in the Class 1A event with a 9-foot clearance, while Cimarron's Casey Carlisle went 9-6 to knock off Loving's Eileen Onsurez in Class 2A.

"I was nervous, but then I got pumped and just wanted to get it," said Armstrong, who set the record on her last attempt at the height. …

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