Fort Worth Boswell senior Lakan Taylor will leave high school as the unquestioned pole vault queen in Texas. Hays sophomore Meagan Gray aspires to wear the crown the next two years.
Taylor and Gray soared to new heights on the opening day of the UIL State Track and Field Meet at Myers Stadium. Taylor set a state record, clearing 13 feet, 8 inches. Gray departed the meet with a personal-best 12-9 and a grin even brighter than the silver medal draped around her neck.
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