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Mark Goodson

New heights

Jordan Morse of Gatesville cleared a personal-best, 11-feet, 10-inches at the pole-vaulting meet at Belton last week. This Saturday she’ll be at Joshua for another meet. Morse is shown here at the UIL state track and fi eld meet last May in Austin. She was fourth in Class 4A last spring with an effort of 11-feet. She will be one of the Hornets’ best chances at returning to state this May.

Hornet vaulter reaches 11-feet, 10-inches at Expo

Jordan Morse said she is amazed at the growth of pole vaulting.

Last weekend, she vaulted 11-feet, 10-inches for a new personal best at a meet at the Belton Expo Center. Her effort qualified her for a national meet in New York in March.

“It’s amazing how much it has grown,’’ she said. “It just keeps getting bigger and bigger. I feel blessed to compete in it.’’ The Gatesville vaulter said she is in full swing, trying to build momentum to get better.



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