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Boys Indoor Track and Field All-Stars: Weedsport’s Gilfus overcomes midseason struggles, qualifies for states

In hindsight, Steven Gilfus was fine with a bit of adversity.

The Weedsport pole vaulter hit a lull after slipping during a meet in January. He no-heighted two meets in a row and needed to return to the basics of making sure his steps were right and he was getting off the ground.

Gilfus, The Citizen’s Boys Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year, recovered to set a new school mark in the pole vault and make his first appearance at the state championships.

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