• Graham’s Trent Taylor performs in the varsity boys pole vault in Wednesday’s opening day of the District 6-4A track and field meet held at Newton Field. The Lady Blues and Steers varsity teams sit in first place after the opening day. The top four finishers in each event advance to the Area meet also held in Graham on April 17. Leader photo by Travis Martinez

Graham pole vaulters headline first day of meet

Several Graham track and field athletes had quality showings in the first day of the District 6-4A meet held at Newton Field on Wednesday.

Six separate field events took place on the opening day with the Steers and Lady Blues varsity holding first place.

Graham, as of Wednesday evening, has claimed 56 points followed by Vernon in second, 25 points behind the Lady Blues.

A big reason for the success early on was the job done by Jourdan Daily and Alesia Redner in the pole vault. Daily finished first and Redner second respectively.

Grace Taylor threw 31-00 in the finals of the shot put for first place. Chloe Menard took second place with a jump of 16-00.77 in the long jump while Summer Croxton finished right ...

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